Mike Knobler, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia Tech is appealing NCAA penalties in hopes of restoring the football team to a full 85 scholarships (registration).
Patrick Kinahan, Salt Lake Tribune: Brigham Young and Utah State have reached agreement to resume their rivalry.
Aaron Fentress, Oregonian: Athletic director Bill Moos is "outraged" that Utah State backed out of a game against Oregon to play BYU, leaving a hole in the Ducks' 2006 schedule.
Paul Willis, Rocky Mountain News: Colorado and Colorado State will play the next three games in their series at Denver's Invesco Field at Mile High.
Paul Zeise, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: It's not fun being a member of Pittsburgh's team these days. Not after a disastrous 5-6 season in 2005.
Alan Trubow, Austin American-Statesman: Texas already has 12 commitments — non-binding at this point — for its recruiting class of 2007 (registration).
D. Orlando Ledbetter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Travis Claridge, the former USC lineman who died on Tuesday, made a lot of friends in Atlanta while he was a member of the Falcons (registration).