Ray Ratto, San Francisco Chronicle: Simply put, editors at the L.A. Times have run out of USC story ideas. What's next? The repairman who replaces the toner in Pete Carroll's printer?
Sam Ross Jr., Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Now the NCAA wants to strip Oregon players of their Xbox systems. Yeah, like they expect the "student-athletes" to go to class or something. ...
Rick Bozich, Louisville Courier-Journal: Sharpest pencil in the drawer? It certainly doesn't belong to Kentucky, which decided to employ Rich Brooks for another season.
Bob Wojnowski, Detroit News: Somebody has to defend college coaches against those clowns who spend all day surfing the Internet.
Bud Withers, Seattle Times: The biggest frauds of the 2006 season? Let's just say we have plenty of Volunteers.