Andrew Carter and J. Andrew Curliss, Raleigh News & Observer: Coaches' bonuses are one of the most overlooked expenses for teams playing in bowl games. They often make up more than 25% of expenses and it's not uncommon for bonuses to total more than the governors of most states are paid.
Travis Sawchik, Charleston Post and Courier: Clemson has projected it will lose $185,000 playing in the Orange Bowl.
Garry Smits, Florida Times-Union: One thing Florida and Ohio State won't bring to the Taxslayer.com Bowl — fans.
Mike Gross, Lancaster Online: Who is the best choice to take over as Penn State coach? It's Gary Patterson of Texas Christian.
Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star: In its 15-year history, the Big 12 has a losing record in bowl games. The big reason is a dismal 9-19 record against teams from the Southeastern Conference.
Andrew Logue, Des Moines Register: One Iowa State fan is traveling 6,700 miles to see the Cyclones play in the Pinstripe Bowl.
Luke DeCock, Raleigh News & Observer: Does North Carolina understand the concept of compliance?
John Klein, Tulsa World: Oklahoma State being kept out of the BCS title game could be the spark for change.
Craig Harris, Arizona Republic: Investigators found no criminal wrongdoing by 31 Arizona politicians who took gifts from the Fiesta Bowl.
Darren Rovell, CNBC: NCAA president Mark Emmert says players shouldn't get paid for jersey sales.
Chris Smith, Forbes: Texas is considered be college football's most valuable team. Notre Dame is No. 2.
Dave Matter, Columbia Daily Tribune: Louisiana State is giving Missouri an early welcome to the SEC.
Paul Zeise, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: What can Pittsburgh fans expect of new coach Paul Chryst? One current Panther player has the answer.
Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman: Replacing Kellen Moore will get most of the offseason headlines at Boise State, but replacing four starters on the defensive line might be a bigger task.
Travis Haney, Oklahoman: Injuries helped shatter Oklahoma's national championship dreams, but the Sooners might be back in the title picture in 2012.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Jim Ross of WWE fame has missed only one Oklahoma game since the 2006 Fiesta Bowl.
John Adams, Knoxville News Sentinel: Tennessee's Derek Dooley needs to win over more than recruits. He needs to win over fans, who are sifting through the rubble of a 5-7 season.
Keigh Sargeant, Central Jersey.com: Quarterback Tom Savage, who spent a semester at Arizona, is considering a return to Rutgers.
Herb Gould, Chicago Tribune: Jason Ford, Illinois' leading rusher, has been ruled academically ineligible for the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl.
Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia Tech kicker Cody Journell has been suspended indefinitely after he was arrested and charged with breaking and entering.
Ronnie Ramos, National Sports Journalism Center: How new media is giving teams control over the flow of information.
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