Jennifer Brevorka, Raleigh News & Observer: Fifty to 70 workers ran from a construction site at North Carolina State's University Stadium after immigration officers arrived to search for a fugitive (registration).
Alan Abrahamson, L.A. Times: USC president Steven B. Sample has raised concerns that the university could be left "totally vulnerable" should the NFL decide to return to the Coliseum.
Brent Schrotenboer, Union-Tribune: Five months after his hiring, San Diego State coach Chuck Long has yet to sign his contract.
Steve Warden, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: The attorney representing Indiana receiver James Hardy said he is confident his client will be found not guilty of two misdemeanor counts.
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune: Does Notre Dame have enough talent on defense to make a run at the national title? NFL scouts would say yes.
Arizona Daily Star: Former Arizona offensive lineman Joe Barresi will be joining his brother as a member of the Oklahoma Sooners.
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal Constitution: Georgia has decided on a penalty in the alcohol-related misconduct case involving linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, but coach Mark Richt has yet to decide on punishment (registration).