Neill Woelk, Boulder Daily Camera: Is it time for a fifth year of eligibility? Instead of a five-year window to play four years, players would have five years of college to use five years of eligibility. No more redshirt years. No more medical hardship years. Five in five. "I think it's an awesome idea," Colorado's Dan Hawkins said. "I've thought it's made a ton of sense since people first started talking about it. But, it's so radical I don't think it will ever get the legs it needs."
Jeff Mosier and Rudolph Bush, Dallas Morning News: Mayor Tom Leppert says Cowboy owner Jerry Jones is helping Dallas with its bid to bring the College Football Hall of Fame to the city.
Associated Press: Thanks to a Sept. 12 home game against Texas, Wyoming has sold a record number of season tickets. A total of 7,837 season tickets were purchased by Thursday — besting the previous record of 6,887 in 1999. Only 150 season tickets remain available for purchase, and the university expects those to be gone by Aug. 1.
Tom Knox, Columbus Dispatch: A deaf Ohio State fan has filed a lawsuit asking the school to put captions on its scoreboards and televisions in concession areas at football and basketball games.
Steve Ellis, Tallahassee Democrat: Bobby Bowden has one, perhaps two years left coaching Florida State because it has become obvious that the university has no intention of paying coach-in-waiting Jimbo Fisher $5 million if he is not the head coach by Jan. 10, 2011.
Jim Buzinski, Outsports.com: Blogs that were Erin Andrews all-the-time have sobered up. Deadspin, for example, has run 102 posts on her in three years and amassed more than 2 million total page views. A gratuitous screen capture of her in 2007 eating a foot-long sandwich got 158,000.
Mike Tepper: California's sixth-year senior left tackle has started a blog.
Scott Wolf, L.A. Daily News: A look at a couple of rule changes.
Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman: Boise State and Virginia Tech finalized plans for a 2010 game at FedExField in Landover, Md.
Ken Tysiac, Charlotte Observer: There's a chance North Carolina State linebacker Nate Irving, who suffered a broken leg and collapsed lung in a June 28 car crash, could miss the season.
Dave Birkett, Ann Arbor.com: Cornerback Boubacar Cissoko, who started two games as a freshman and should be a key contributor in Michigan’s secondary this year, was arrested last month on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.
Florida Times-Union: Florida linebacker Dustin Doe was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license. He was suspended from the team indefinitely.
Jeff Barlis, Gainesville Sun: The biggest nonstory of the year has come to an end. Steve Spurrier says he left Tim Tebow off his PRESEASON all-Southeastern Conference team.
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