Iliana Limón, Orlando Sentinel: The Orlando Sports Foundation submitted its bowl application to the NCAA with the hope it can launch a third bowl game in Orlando, one that would benefit local breast-cancer charities. The group has signed agreements with Conference USA and the Sun Belt Conference. It has met most major requirements to earn a bowl license, but the foundation is hunting for a title sponsor.
Brian Christopherson, Lincoln Journal Star: Although Missouri held the tiebreaker and Nebraska did not play in the Big 12 title game last season, Cornhusker coach Bo Pelini received a $50,000 bonus for tying for the North title. Nebraska officials have cleared up the contract language in Pelini's new deal, specifying that the team must play in the title game for the coach to receive bonus money.
Mark Tupper, Decatur Herald & Review: Illinois' schedule could be in for a drastic change. ESPN wants the Fighting Illini to move a Nov. 28 game at Cincinnati to Nov. 27, a Friday night of Thanksgiving weekend. And a Nov. 21 home game against Fresno State could be moved to Dec. 5.
Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: Colorado quarterbacks are wearing helmet cameras during practices, giving coaches another perspective on plays. "You get to see exactly what the quarterback saw because if you're watching a game from the stands, you're not exactly sure how the passing lanes are moving or how backers are moving based on routes that are passing them. So you can look at the frames at the exact moment in time that you threw the football," coach Dan Hawkins said.
Joseph Person, Columbia State: A judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against South Carolina by a Columbia family, which claimed university officials had taken away its right to free parking at Williams-Brice Stadium.
Stephen Tsai, Honolulu Advertiser: Hawaii will become the Road Warriors this fall. The team will play three road games in a row and a stretch of five of seven away games in September and October.
Suzanne Halliburton, Austin American-Statesman: Because of ongoing construction in the south end zone at Royal-Memorial Stadium, Texas' spring scrimmage will be played on a 90-yard field.
Mike Pramik, Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State's athletic department announced a new marketing and licensing partnership with IMG College and RadiOhio worth around $110 million over 10 years.
Knoxville News-Sentinel: Tennessee is dipping into the Division I-AA ranks for an opponent for the first time in 27 years. The Volunteers have scheduled a 2010 game against Tennessee Martin.
Brian Dohn, L.A. Daily News: UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel reportedly wants to extend the contract of offensive coordinator Norm Chow through the 2011 season.
Sal Interdonato, Middletown Times Herald-Record: Army has moved 6-foot-10, 286-pound Ali Villanueva from left tackle to receiver.
Ted Lewis, Times-Picayune: As punishment for having a messy locker room, Tulane players had to run 10 100-yard sprints at the close of Tuesday's opening session of spring practice.
Alan Schmadtke, Orlando Sentinel: Orlando will be playing host to the East-West Shrine game, the country's oldest all-star game, beginning next year at the Florida Citrus Bowl. Orlando will be the host for at least two years.
Lexington Herald-Leader: The University of Kentucky, Keeneland and Maker's Mark unveiled a limited-edition bottle of bourbon honoring coach Rich Brooks, whose likeness appears on the label. Thanks to Dr. Saturday.