Ron Morris, Columbia State: A case of mistaken identity: Ryan Miller is a 6-foot-2, 165-pound high school senior who plays trumpet in the marching band. He has never played a down of organized football, but is receiving mail from South Carolina, Illinois and other programs wanting him to join their team. What happened? It appears recruiting services that provide mailing lists of potential recruits to teams has Miller mixed up with another Ryan Miller.
Jake Trotter, Oklahoman: We're No. 2: Oklahoma and Ohio State have a lot in common. Plus, a tale of the tape; previous meetings in 1977 and 1983; renewing the series in 2016; expectations for 2009; what could've been this decade; struggles in BCS bowls; other bowl slumps; other famous No. 2s; and a pdf infographic.
Berry Tramel, Oklahoman: When it comes to facilities, Oklahoma State would seem to have it all. But the one thing the Cowboys don't have is an indoor practice facility.
Andy Baggot, Badger Beat: It is boom or bust for Wisconsin's Bret Bielema?
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune: Is Notre Dame ready to make the leap from a 7-6 team to the national spotlight?
Doug Haller, Arizona Republic: Players from Pacific 10 teams answer a series of questions regarding the league.
Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: Washington quarterback Jake Locker signed a contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Locker can still play football and it's unclear what his obligation will be to the Angels.
Todd Milles, Tacoma News Tribune: Washington offensive linemen are learning how to cut-block, the controversial technique that increases the chance for injury.
Ray Ratto, San Francisco Chronicle: It has been a strange preseason in college football, but the one thing missing from the spectacle has been Stanford's Jim Harbaugh.
Ron Kroichick, San Francisco Chronicle: Joe Kapp's son, Will, is one of three fullbacks competing for the starting job at California.
J.P. Giglio, Raleigh News & Observer: There's another Paulus who is a quarterback. Greg's younger brother, Mike, is a backup at North Carolina.
Andrew Logue, Des Moines Register: Iowa running back Jewel Hampton has aggravated a knee injury and his status for the opener against Northern Iowa is uncertain.
Harry Siegel and Josh Kraushaar, Politico: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Cincinnati Bengal and Indiana Hoosier coach Sam Wyche is considering a run for Congress.
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