Mark Anderson, Las Vegas Review-Journal: Nevada Las Vegas coach Mike Sanford is officially on the hot season. University president Neal Smatresk said he was troubled by the state of the program after Saturday's 63-28 loss at Nevada, a game in which the Rebels gave up 773 yards.
David Jones, Florida Today: Florida's Tim Tebow returned to practice in full pads on Tuesday, fueling speculation that he will play Saturday night against Louisiana State.
Mike Strange, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Tennessee defensive tackle Wes Brown said he was the victim of a chop block in Saturday's game against Auburn.
Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: Auburn is 5-0 and ranked No. 17 in the nation, but are the Tigers beneficiary of a relatively weak schedule thus far?
Brian Murphy, Idaho Statesman: Western Athletic Conference commissioner Karl Benson didn't like undefeated Boise State falling in the polls. "I'm disappointed, but not surprised. I guess there were voters who were more impressed with Virginia Tech's eight-point win over Duke than Boise State's 18-point win," he said.
Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: Washington athletic director Scott Woodward has asked the Pacific 10 to review some of the controversial calls in the Huskies' game against Notre Dame, which had an officiating crew from the Pac-10 and a replay crew from the Big East. Washington running back Chris Polk said Notre Dame "didn't beat us, the refs beat us, in a sense."
Dave Hooker, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Auburn assistant Trooper Taylor said he and coach Gene Chizik received several letters from trash-talking Tennessee fans leading to last Saturday's game against the Volunteers.
Michael DiRocco, Florida Times-Union: Backup quarterback John Brantley is one of four Florida players and coaches — including Urban Meyer — to receive prank calls and text messages over the past several days, just as Tim Tebow did in the days before and after the Gators' loss in 2007 to LSU in Baton Rouge.
Eric Lacy, Detroit News: Michigan State's Mark Dantonio doesn't like talking about rival Michigan.
Gordon Monson, Salt Lake Tribune: Brigham Young coach Bronco Mendenhall owes the fans an apology.
Joe Henderson, Tampa Tribune: Another columnist calls for Florida State's Bobby Bowden to step down.
Jon Solomon, Birmingham News: Georgia receiver A.J. Green should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after celebrating his go-ahead touchdown in a loss to LSU last Saturday, SEC coordinator of officials Rogers Redding said.
Get The Picture: As if Georgia fans didn't have enough complaints about officiating in Saturday's loss to LSU, check out this non-call.
Heisman Pundit: What does race have to do with the Heisman?
The National Championship Issue: Things really haven't changed much, have they? In fact, if you think back at all college football has been through, the powerhouse programs have been pulling away from the rest of the pack for a long time now. That's the direction college football has headed for decades.
Austin Ward, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Tennessee booted junior receiver Brandon Warren off the team for the rest of the season.
Doug Lesmerises, Cleveland Plain Dealer: Ohio State's offensive line is battling influenza.
Rob Moseley, Eugene Register-Guard: Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli sat out Tuesday's practice because of a knee injury, and at this point it seems likely that Nate Costa will be the starting quarterback at UCLA on Saturday.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: The Hlist: From published sources nationwide and vendors with sweet deals on "Chicago 2016" T-shirts.
Spokesman-Review: Idaho freshman tight end Clayton Homme was arrested for driving under the influence and public urination after Idaho’s 31-29 win over Colorado State on Saturday night.
Ferd Lewis, Honolulu Advertiser: Hawaii and Washington will announce an extension of their series.
Jay Drew, Salt Lake Tribune: Washington has backed out of games against BYU in 2011 and 2012.
Joey Johnston, Tampa Tribune: Jim Leavitt said he's not happy about a South Florida-sponsored billboard, which went up Monday near downtown Tampa, to celebrate the Bulls' recent victory at Florida State.
Stephen Tsai, Honolulu Advertiser: Bryant Moniz is Hawaii's new starting quarterback, replacing Greg Alexander, who underwent season-ending knee surgery.
Kate Hairopoulos, Dallas Morning News: Southern Methodist junior cornerback Derrius Bell will sit out the rest of the season after a second concussion.
Sports Media Watch: CBS and NBC saw increases for college football coverage on Saturday, with both networks topping ABC's coverage during a key time slot.
Mike Sorensen, Deseret News: What we've learned after another week of the season in the books.
Awful Announcing: Your week six announcing schedule.
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