Ashley Meeks, Las Cruces Sun-News: New Mexico State coach DeWayne Walker was arrested for DUI — a charge that was later dismissed — during Las Cruces Police Department's Memorial Day weekend saturation patrol, according to police and court records. He was also cited for driving the wrong way on a one-way street, for which he will be arraigned Friday in Las Cruces Magistrate Court.
Kelly Whiteside, USA Today: As expected, the final regular-season ballots in the coaches' poll will no longer be made public beginning with the 2010 season. The move came after a discussion earlier this month.
Andy Staples, SI.com: Keeping votes a secret will ultimately ruin the integrity of the coaches' poll.
Jon Solomon, Birmingham News: Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive told league coaches to stop their back-and-forth banter. Plus, the league is considering sponsoring NCAA legislation to cap signing classes at 28 players, or unilaterally make it a conference-wide rule. Several SEC teams have signed more than 30 players in recent years, including 37 by Mississippi last February. The NCAA allows 25 players to enroll in the fall.
Ben Schorzman, Oregon Daily Emerald: Oregon is one of only 19 athletic departments to turn a profit last year.
Dave Boling, Tacoma News Tribune: Perhaps it's time for college to follow the NFL lead and allow the use of team logos in state lotteries.
Lya Wodraska, Salt Lake Tribune: Utah could be headed for a sellout of season tickets for the second season in a row.
Associated Press: Penn State's Joe Paterno is again talking pushing for the Big Ten to add a 12th team, as long as it's not Notre Dame. "There's some pressure, I would suppose, to maybe go back to Notre Dame and ask again, which I would not be happy with," Paterno said. "I think they've had their chance."
Michael Rand, Randball: They are putting the finishing touches on Minnesota's new stadium.
Matt Gilmour, Tallahassee Democrat: Florida State receiver Richard Goodman was suspended after his arrest in connection with a November brawl between football players and members of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
Paul Strelow, Pawsitive Press: Clemson offensive lineman Barry Humphries has been suspended for the first two games of the season after being arrested for DUI on May 2 while driving his moped. It is the second such offense for Humphries.
The Quad: Paul Myerberg's countdown continues with a look at No. 97 Florida International.
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