Ron Higgins, Commercial Appeal: So why is Auburn's Tommy Tuberville suddenly such a big fan of Arkansas? (registration).
Marlon W. Morgan and Higgins, Commercial Appeal: Morgan reports on the turmoil at Mississippi under madman Ed Orgeron. Higgins says Tennessee's courtship of David Cutcliffe is nearly complete (registration).
Curt McKeever, Lincoln Journal Star: Big 12 stock report. He's buying Kansas, which is 5-0 at Lawrence and in need of a victory over Iowa State to become bowl eligible.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Our man in the Midwest takes a look over the shoulder at the football weekend (subscription, so story is in comments).
Chris Dempsey, Denver Post: With a break here or there, Iowa State could be playing in the Big 12 title game.
Irv Moss, Denver Post: Air Force coach Fisher DeBerry is busy recruiting. Maybe he can find some black players who "can run very, very well."
Angelique S. Chengelis, Detroit News: Michigan is 7-4. Lloyd Carr must be screaming mad. Turns out, he's not.