Bryan Mullen, Tennessean: After being prodded by ESPN, Vanderbilt has agreed to open the 2006 season at Michigan.
Angelique S. Chengelis, Detroit News: Michigan tailback Max Martin became the second prominent player to transfer in a week. He is headed to Alabama.
Michael C. Lewis, Salt Lake Tribune: Utah has landed two prized recruits, pushing its list of commitments to 19.
Bob Wieneke, South Bend Tribune: Notre Dame's commitment list is at a robust 26, but Crewcut Charlie Weis is looking to sign 28 players on the Feb. 1 national signing day.
Mick McGrane, San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego State coach Chuck Long has a commitment from one of Southern California's top prep running backs.
Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska added to two preps to its commitment list, including a much-needed defensive back from L.A.
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Urban Meyer's spread offense has helped push Florida to the top of the recruiting charts. (registration).
Miami Herald: Louisiana Monroe offensive coordinator Todd Berry is expected to join Larry Coker's staff at Miami by the end of this week.