Adam Rose, Los Angeles Times: It turns out that Rick Neuheisel was wrong. The Pacific 10 does have an exemption for kids under 18 to be on the field, as long as they are performing game day activities.
Ben Volin, Palm Beach Post: Athletic director Jeremy Foley says the numbers — 20 Florida players who have been charged with 24 crimes since Urban Meyer became coach — don't tell the whole story. "It is really easy to focus on negative issues and negative press," he said.
Jeremy Fowler, Swamp Things: The Florida 24.
Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: Hotshot quarterback recruit Nick Montana, the son of Hall of Famer Joe Montana, has given a commitment to Washington. Current Husky quarterback Jake Locker was selected by the Angles with the last pick of the 10th round of the Major League Baseball draft.
Kevin Vaughan, Denver Post: A judge has ordered that sexual-assault charges be filed against Clyde Surrell, one of the players at the center of the Colorado football recruiting scandal, and Riley McMurdo. The decision comes nine years after Julie Stene was allegedly raped.
Greg Hansen, Arizona Daily Star: The Pac-10 is looking to trim costs. Here's a start: Weekend rates at the posh Fairmont Hotel in downtown San Francisco, site of the league's recent meetings, range from $239 to $769.
Andrew Gribble, Opelika-Auburn News: Auburn coach Gene Chizik doesn't have much to say regarding recent comments by former Tiger offensive coordinator Tony Franklin. "Everything at Auburn is great," Chizik said.
Ben Koch, Cincinnati Enquirer: Cincinnati officials have confirmed that receiver Vidal Hazelton’s request to play for the Bearcats in 2009 has been denied by the NCAA.
John Baer, Philadelphia Daily News: Penn State quarterbacks coach Jay Paterno is talking more and more like he might one day enter the political arena.
Lawrence Journal-World: Kansas has released its 2010 schedule, which includes a home game against Georgia Tech and a road game at Southern Mississippi.
Frank Fitzpatrick, Philadelphis Inquirer: Philadelphia will play host to five of the next eight Army-Navy games beginning in 2010. Baltimore gets games in 2014 and 2016 and Washington will play host to the 2011 game.
Ian R. Rapoport, Birmingham News: Nick Saban and Pete Carroll, together again.
Lincoln Journal Star: An arrest warrant was recalled for Nebraska I-back Quentin Castille, but another one was issued for former Cornhusker safety Major Culbert.
Mary Schenk, Champaign News-Gazette: Illinois defensive lineman Josh Brent is spending part of his summer vacation in the Champaign County jail after pleading guilty June 2 to misdemeanor driving under the influence.
Kim Smith, Arizona Daily Star: Former Arizona quarterback Willie Tuitama pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driving under the influence and was put on 12 months of unsupervised probation.