Michael DiRocco, Florida Times-Union: Florida defends its creampuff scheduling policy once again. You won't see USC, Oklahoma or Notre Dame on the Gators' regular season schedule. Plus, CBS analyst Gary Danielson says none of the Big 12 quarterbacks are better than the top three Southeastern Conference quarterbacks.
Ben Volin and Kyle Maistri, Gator Bytes: Urban Meyer said more than a third of his team has come down with flu. "I think we've had over 35 cases over the last three or four weeks."
Bud Withers, Seattle Times: Voting in the Associated Press poll is not as easy as it looks.
Neil White, Columbia State: Mississippi offensive tackle Bradley Sowell, who watched South Carolina linebacker Eric Norwood run past him for much of Thursday night's game, did not care about losing his team's No. 4 ranking. "I'm glad it's gone so we can get back to working and win some ball games."
Ray Glier, The Quad: There were plenty of empty seats at Williams-Brice Stadium. That's what a seat-license fee can do to a program.
Mark Hasty, FanHouse: It's no longer a surprise when a Mid-American Conference team beats a Big Ten opponent.
Kellis Robinett, Kansas City Star: Bill Snyder longs for the days when Kansas State's nonconference schedule looked like a dessert tray. "Nonconference games should be played at home," he said.
Desmond Conner, Hartford Courant: Tighter security measures were announced for Saturday's game between Rhode Island and Connecticut at Rentschler Field.
Don Walker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin officials have detailed what fans can and cannot bring into Camp Randall for Saturday's game against Michigan State.
Dave Ubben, Oklahoman: Oklahoma is concerned about the possibility of playing Miami on the dirt baseball infield, which takes up a substantial portion of Land Shark Stadium, when the teams meet next week.
Chris Korman, Hoosier Scoop: The Big Ten has reached a deal with Sirius/XM.
Ryan Finley, Arizona Daily Star: Arizona tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent successful back surgery.
Randy Peterson, Des Moines Register: Three Iowa State players who were suspended Tuesday for possession of marijuana residue and seeds have been cleared to play Saturday against Army.If you aren't following Jay Christensen on Twitter, now's the time to do it! To bypass pesky registrations, go to Bug Me Not. Join the Wiz on Facebook. Interested in sponsoring the site or have a tip? Contact: jayzuma (at) gmail.com.