Tony Barnhart and Jeff D'Alessio, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The last thing Southeastern Conference coaches want is another conference game. Plus, here is how Georgia Tech can beat Notre Dame in the Sept. 2 opener (registration).
Clifton Brown and John Eligon, New York Times: Notre Dame safety Tommy Zbikowski will make his pro boxing debut Saturday night at Madison Square Garden (registration).
Dan Collins, Winston-Salem Journal: Wake Forest receiver Demir Boldin, the brother former Florida State and current Arizona Cardinal receiver Anquan Boldin, and cornerback Brandon Ghee were declared academically ineligible for the 2006 season.
Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: It only seems like yesterday that Tennessee's Phillip Fulmer was the safest coach in the land.
Ray Melick, Birmingham News: It's nice to see coaches squirm over the new rule that allows players who have graduated before their eligibility runs out to transfer to another team without penalty.
Berry Tramel, Oklahoman: Maybe it is time for the NCAA to allow all athletes to transfer without having to sit out a season (registration).
Russ Brown, Lexington Herald-Leader: Louisville coach Bobby Petrino says his team will not be looking ahead to a Sept. 16 signature game at home against Miami.