Joe Person, Columbia State: Steve Spurrier says South Carolina needs new athletic facilities if it wants to become a big-time player. And Gamecock fans likely will pay more to see the team play.
Bradley Olson and Josh Mitchell, Baltimore Sun: Another Navy player has been accused of sexually assaulting a classmate (registration).
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia has acknowledged a violation of NCAA rules in the recruitment of David Ausberry, who ended up signing with USC (registration).
Tom Mulhern, Wisconsin State Journal: The son of former Wisconsin standout Al Toon has become the first member of the Badger recruiting class of 2007.
Brian Dohn, L.A. Daily News: UCLA defensive players are quickly learning what life will be like under new coordinator DeWayne Walker.
Kirk Bohls, Austin American-Statesman: Mack Brown is done celebrating Texas' national championship and has turned his attention to the 2006 season (registration).
Dave Reardon, Honolulu Star-Bulletin: Hawaii, which will open at Alabama, is hopeful of adding a 13th game to the 2006 schedule.