Steve Ellis, Tallahassee Democrat: Florida State opened spring drills with the emphasis on developing the running game.
Dave Reardon, Honolulu Star-Bulletin: Hawaii will be without two defensive backs this spring. They are out because of academics.
Bill Bumgarner, Times-Picayune: Louisiana State has added a cornerback and defensive tackle to its class of 2007.
Lafayette Journal and Courier: Purdue has lost another assistant. Running backs coach David Mitchell is leaving the program.
Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman: Boise State's spring drills will be a get-to-know-you session for the new coaching staff.
Brent Schrotenboer, San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego tight ends coach Toby Neinas is defending his qualifications for the job.