Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun: Florida cornerback Avery Atkins, who was arrested last week and suspended from the team, was released from his scholarship and will transfer.
Dallas Morning News: Southern Methodist running back DeMyron Martin has filed a complaint with the Dallas police department claiming that an officer used a Taser on him unnecessarily (registration).
Brian Davis, Dallas Morning News: Running back Adrian Peterson will have extra motivation for what many believe will be his last season at Oklahoma (registration).
Tim Griffin, San Antonio Express-News: The Alamo Bowl, despite record television ratings, must search for a new title sponsor.
Ken Gordon, Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State running back Erik Haw, a third-year sophomore, has decided to transfer.
Robbi Pickeral, Raleigh News & Observer: North Carolina's assistants received raises, with defensive coordinator Marvin Sanders getting the biggest boost — $90,000 (registration).
Tuscaloosa News: It took only 19 days for Alabama to sell its allotment of 15,000 student season tickets (registration).