Rich Kaipust, Omaha World-Herald: Nebraska's renovated Memorial Stadium will seat around 81,500, ranking it behind only Texas A&M and Oklahoma for capacity in the Big 12.
Terry Bannon, Chicago Tribune: This is the fourth time in 14 years as an athletic director that Northwestern's Mark Murphy has dealt with the death of a coach (registration).
Todd Harmonson, Orange County Register: USC quarterbacks John David Booty and Mark Sanchez have had rough offseasons (registration).
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: An interesting approach to grading Georgia's opponents by incorporating the rating system used in judging films (registration).
Patrick Kinahan, Salt Lake Tribune: Utah quarterback Brett Ratliff is among players earning a few bucks this summer. He's working in an attorney's office.