Ron Kantowski and Jeff Haney, Commercial Appeal: Wouldn't we be better off if all the BCS games were played on the same day? (registration).
Don Ruiz, Tacoma News Tribune: Here is an interesting way to incorporate the BCS and bowls into a playoff system.
John Mabry, Lincoln Journal Star: When Nebraska goes to L.A. to play USC next fall, the Cornhuskers might be packing more positive vibes than when they played for the national championship in the Rose Bowl a few years ago.
Pete Thamel, New York Times: Almost 50 years ago, Bobby Grier became the first black player to participate in the Sugar Bowl. Gov. Marvin Griffin of Georgia, a segregationist, demanded that Georgia Tech not play in the Sugar Bowl because Pittsburgh's team included Grier (registration).
Kirk Bohls, Austin American-Statesman: Texas says it won't assign specific players to follow Reggie Bush's every move. At least that is what the Longhorns are saying (registration).
John Henderson, Denver Post: A Hooters cheeseburger? They actually make food at Hooters? Well, in 2006, never again.