Tony Barnhart and Jeff D'Alessio, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: There is no playoff on the horizon, but the possibility of the so-called "plus one" model has support among NCAA decision-makers (registration)
Wally Hall and Bob Holt, Northwest Arkansas Times: Arkansas coach Houston Nutt is having trouble containing his enthusiasm entering the 2006 season, but he's not talking about rival Texas possibly being added to the schedule in 2008 and 2009.
Kirk Bohls, Austin American-Statesman: The smart money says the Texas-Oklahoma game will soon leave the Cotton Bowl, ending a 77-year run (registration).
Jerry Hill, Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor needs a punter. All-American Daniel Sepulveda tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right (non-kicking) knee in a pick-up basketball game.