Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Getting players to open up is not easy, but that is never a problem for a DJ at KRUI, the University of Iowa's student-operated station (registration, so story is in comments).
Travis Downey, Starkville Daily News: Mississippi State coach Sylvester Croom will reinstate six players who were involved in an off-campus incident involving a member of the Starkville police department.
Paul Zeise, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Big East had only four bowl-eligible teams in 2006, but now will be asked to fill five — and possibly six — bowl slots.
Mike Triplett, Times-Picayune: How are those Mario Williams jersey sales going? Reebok already has received a record 15,000 orders for New Orleans Saint rookie Reggie Bush's jersey.
Donnie Webb, Syracuse Post-Standard: Mike Paulus, one of the top prep quarterbacks in New York, has made an oral commitment to North Carolina.
Thomas Stinson, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: NCAA head honcho Myles Brand sits down and answers a few questions about the governing body (registration).
Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: Quarterback Cody Hawkins, the son of Colorado coach Dan Hawkins, will start his college career earlier than planned (registration).
Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska's new locker room — part of a $50 million athletic facilities project — should be ready in July. Also, tailback Leon Jackson will return to the team.
Michael Smith, Louisville Courier-Journal: Kentucky's program has stayed clean in the nearly five years since it went on probation and the payoff is coming soon.
Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin defensive end Joe Monty, who suffered facial fractures in a moped accident, was released from a hospital. Also, the Badgers scored a recruiting win over Notre Dame.