Craig Barnes, Sun-Sentinel: Growing concern over length of games and welfare of players could push coaches and administrators toward finding a formula to shorten games.
Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska is getting a huge bounce off an 8-4 season. Two well-known donors indicated plans are in the works for major contributions.
Marlon W. Morgan, Commercial Appeal: Mississippi Madman Ed Orgeron is recruiting, well, like a Madman. He landed two more studs this week (registration).
D. Orlando Ledbetter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Score another one for Florida, which landed a Tampa linebacker to give it a whopping 18 commitments from the paper's list of Super Southern 100 prospects (registration).
Susan Miller Degnan, Miami Herald: One of Miami's prized recruits is now considering Virginia and Penn State after coach Larry Coker fired the assistant responsible for recruiting the quarterback (registration).
David White, Fresno Bee: Pat Hill's flirtation with the NFL has helped him get an extension at Fresno State (registration).
Nate Allen, Northwest Arkansas Times: They're all giddy now that hotshot prep quarterback Mitch Mustain has recommitted to Arkansas.