Berry Tramel, Oklahoman: Oklahoma's Bob Stoops said he would vote in the coaches poll this season after sitting out the controversial 2008 season. "You don't need to make a point twice," he said.
Ryan Greene, Las Vegas Sun: Nevada Las Vegas linebacker Bryce Salid
remains hospitalized in California, but continues to improve after a skateboarding accident earlier this month that left him in serious but stable condition.
Tommy Craggs, Deadspin: Jim Lampley, the first sideline reporter, wonders why the job he pioneered still exists.
Daniel Lyght, Fresno Bee: Pat Hill's long-term future is one of Fresno State's uncertainties entering fall camp.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: The principal at the school that had an "unusual number of grade changes" for offensive lineman Kamran Joyer has been reassigned. Joyer, who was denied admission to South Florida after officials questioned the grade changes, has been accepted into Louisville. Plus, South Florida linebacker Sam Barrington was arrested for a misdemeanor charge of driving with a suspended license.
Josh Robbins, College Gridiron 365: A look at how much revenue each Division I-A team brought in during the 2007-08 reporting year.
Brian Dohn, Los Angeles Daily News: Josh Smith, a receiver/kick returner who left Colorado's team in the spring, is transferring to UCLA.
Tony Barnhart, Mr. College Football: The Big Ten and the Pacific 10 had no choice on Rose Bowl access.
Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe said the league might consider making Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the permanent host site for the conference championship game.
Frederic J. Frommer, Associated Press: A Delaware legislator said that the NFL and other leagues were engaging in "blatant hypocrisy" by suing to block sports betting in the state.
Tom Oates, Badger Beat: Although the Big Ten has a 10-9 bowl record against the Southeastern Conference since the 2002 season, it doesn’t have the national titles or the Bowl Championship Series victories to show for it like the SEC does. Yes, the Big Ten has a big image problem.
Dick Harmon, Deseret News: Boise State to the Mountain West? It's likely not going to happen — at least in the next few years.
Tommy Deas, Tuscaloosa News: Alabama has filed its appeal with the NCAA regarding the Committee of Infractions ruling to vacate 21 wins by the football program.
Chris Brown, Smart Football: The SEC has better football simply because it has more money, and it has shared that money among its different members.
David Climer, Tennessean: All that offseason controversy? The SEC is taking it all the way to the bank.
Brett Dawson, Louisville Courier-Journal: Kentucky and Western Kentucky will announce a four-game series beginning in 2010 in Lexington. Two games will be played at Nashville's LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans.
C.L. Brown, Louisville Courier-Journal: Greg Brohm was reassigned from his position as director of football operations for Louisville.
Mike Rothstein, Ann Arbor.com: Rich Rodriguez has a new friend in actor Jamie Foxx.
The Quad: Paul Myerberg takes a look at No. 35 Clemson.