Paola Boivin, Arizona Republic: A nice piece on former Arizona State quarterback Paul Justin, who returned to Tempe 14 years after playing to earn his degree.
Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: A touch of crass: Nebraska learned of Josh Freeman's decommitment via a text message from the player's father.
Rick Starr, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: West Virginia is not only trying to beat Georgia in the Sugar Bowl, it must try to prove critics of the Big East wrong.
David Mayo, Grand Rapids Press: Why should you watch every bowl game? If you are searching for an excuse, he has one for you.
Kevin Scarbinsky, Birmingham News: If there is one person that knows how to slow the Trojan horses, it's Texas defensive coordinator Gene Chizik.