Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska is using space-age technology to monitor players during workouts in the summer heat.
Ron Higgins, Commercial Appeal: South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier talks about the state of the game (registration).
Emily Tropp, Rockford Register Star: A Purdue recruit failed to make the grade and will be enrolling in a junior college.
Brandon Chatmon, Oklahoman: Prep players attending combines are now being given a standardized test (registration).
Tommy Hicks, Mobile Press-Register: Commissioner Mike Slive has proven that he is a good fit for the Southeastern Conference.
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: Notre Dame safety turned boxer Tommy Zbikowski won his first professional fight.