Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Secretly taping Bo Pelini two years ago and releasing it this week and worse than the Nebraska coach's F-bombs.
Jim Romenesko.com: The Minneapolis Star Tribune editor apologizes for columnist Jim Souhan's remarks about Minnesota coach Jerry Kill, who suffered a seizure during last Saturday's game against Western illinois.
David Jones, Patriot-News: Corporate honchos don't want their brand besmirched by a swaggering, taunting 20 year olds. How else can one explain that Johnny Manziel, whose team would finish 5-7 without him, was left off last week's lists of outstanding players honored by this foundation or that credit card company.
Randy Peterson, Des Moines Register: Police say whoever stole cell phones and cash from nine members of Iowa's players and staff after Saturday's game at Iowa State likely had credentialed access to the locker room.
Josh Friemel, Dallas Morning News: T. Boone Pickens and Darren Rovell are having a pissing match on Twitter.
Associated Press: The resurgence of Texas A&M under Johnny Manziel has helped the school raise a record $740 million in donations, nearly double what rival Texas took in.
Kevin Scarbinsky, AL.com: Oregon fans want Alabama? Careful what you wish for.