Susan Miller Degnan, Miami Herald: Miami is hurting at receiver, so expect Devin Hester to see extended time at the position in the Peach Bowl (registration).
Dave Ranney, Lawrence Journal-World: Kansas a basketball school? Officials expect 10,000 Jayhawk fans for Friday's game against Houston in the Fort Worth Bowl.
Joseph Duarte, Houston Chronicle: Instant replay will be used at every bowl, the first step in making the system mandatory throughout Division I-A next season.
Patrick Kinahan, Salt Lake Tribune: You don't drink, smoke or gamble. How do you have fun in Las Vegas? Brigham Young players seem to be enjoying themselves.
Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star: Terry Allen is Missouri State's new head coach. Yes, that Allen, who as Kansas coach in early November 2001, was told: Beat Nebraska that day or clean out your desk. The Jayhawks lost, 51-7 (registration).
Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman: Dan Hawkins isn't the only thing Boise State lost to Colorado. The former coach is taking several assistants with him.
Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times: In a bizarre story, USC quarterback Matt Leinart was declared ineligible for a short period of time by the NCAA for appearing in a promotional segment for ESPN.