Dave Hooker, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Tennessee quarterback Jonathan Crompton said he received "a couple" of death threats last fall when the Volunteers were struggling.
Paul Pringle and Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times: USC has maintained a stance of silence surrounding the NCAA investigation into the athletic program. The silence is deafening. Plus, a look at the cast of characters.
Tom Dienhart, Rivals.com: Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich talks about his fight against cancer. His hopes of returning to football appear unlikely.
Associated Press: Pacific 10 commissioner Tom Hansen talks about stepping down after 26 years on the job.
Bryan App, Florence Times Daily: Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome on possibly returning to Alabama: "I am coming back. I am coming back at some point. I have a lot of work to do in Baltimore, but I am coming back."
Rich Cimini, New York Daily News: Greg Paulus discusses his decision to transfer to Syracuse in hopes of becoming the team's starting quarterback.
Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: Colorado receiver Josh Smith and tight end Ryan Wallace are transferring from Dan Hawkins’ program. Smith could be headed to Arizona State or USC.