delivered a cheap shot to Northern Illinois' Sean Progar. Video of the play was first posted here on the Wiz.
Darren Everson, Wall Street Journal: Is the Southeastern Conference really the top league? The Pacific 10 has the SEC beat.
Rob Moseley, Eugene Register-Guard: All indications are that Oregon will unveil a retro-style uniform when the Ducks face California on Saturday. Much of the team is wearing yellow helmets for practice. That’s yellow like the 1994 Rose Bowl team wore, not like the 2006 Las Vegas Bowl team wore.
Jim Knight, Ann Arbor.com: Michigan announced tighter security measures for Saturday's game against Indiana. No bags of any size will be permitted into Michigan Stadium. The heightened security comes in wake of warnings this week that terrorists may be targeting entertainment venues, including stadiums.
Glenn Guilbeau, Shreveport Times: Another knock against the coaches poll. Louisiana State's Les Miles basically said he's not qualified to vote. "I can't tell you who the best teams in the country are, because frankly I don't get to see them every week," he said. "I don't know who's hot and who's not. I could no more rank ..." Then he realized what he was saying and stopped.
Daniel Johnson, Daily Kansan: Kansas football and basketball players were involved in two scuffles, with players arguing and shouting racial slurs at each other. Members from each team met Wednesday afternoon in an attempt to calm tensions.
Bob Asmussen, Champaign News-Gazette: Today's quiz: There are four teams from Bowl Championship Series conferences with only one home game in September. Can you name them? Click here for the answer.
David Jones, Florida Today: Urban Meyer estimated that the number of Florida players ill in the past week has been between 10-12. He said some of the illnesses weren't necessarily flu, that some players had stomach problems. "I'm not a doctor," he said.
Campus Rivalry, USA Today: Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive called Meyer and Tennessee's Lane Kiffin this week to address their public bickering and told them to stop.
Florida Times-Union: Georgia president Michael Adams wants to keep the annual Florida-Georgia game in Jacksonville. "I'm going to recommend a six-year extension for the Florida game," Adams said.
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: Arizona State is 3-26 against ranked teams since 2000, which lends an extra sense of urgency to Saturday's game at No. 17 Georgia.
Bob Wojnowski, Detroit News: The heat is on Michigan State's Mark Dantonio, whose team will be 1-3 unless it wins Saturday at Wisconsin.
M Victors: The story behind the Little Brown Jug.
Howie Stalwick, Tacoma News Tribune: Emergency leg surgery on Washington State's James Montgomery likely saved the running back's life. It will be six to 12 months before it is known if Montgomery can play again.
Paul Strelow, Columbia State: Six Clemson players were withheld from practice because of flu, and it remains unclear whether the outbreak is swine flu.
Dan Hinxman, Reno Journal-Gazette: Is Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick regressing?
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Perhaps Minnesota coach Tim Brewster and athletic director Joel Maturi need to get their stories straight.
Sal Interdonato, Times Herald-Record: Army announced a home-and-home series with San Diego State beginning in 2011.
Jay Drew, Salt Lake Tribune: Even without DirecTV, the Versus telecast of the Brigham Young-Florida State game ruled in Utah.
Dan Collins, Winston-Salem Journal: Safety Junior Petit-Jean of has been suspended from the Wake Forest team for the season for a violation of team policy.
C.L. Brown, Louisville Courier-Journal: Louisville starting strong safety Terence Simien is out indefinitely with a lacerated kidney suffered in Saturday's 31-27 loss at Kentucky.
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