Mark Alesia, Indianapolis Star: The Auburn grade scandal has sparked another call for the NCAA to institute new academic reforms.
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Quarterback John Richt, the 16-year-old son of Georgia coach Mark Richt, has received a scholarship offer from Clemson (registration).
Bob Thomas, Jacksonville Times-Union: Why wait to have the 12 most pressing questions answered before the ACC holds its preseason kickoff gathering when you can take a stab at them now? (registration).
Robbi Pickeral, Raleigh News & Observer: ACC commissioner John Swofford says the league is exploring the use of expanded video streaming as another source of revenue (registration).
Ron Higgins, Commercial Appeal: Mike Shula has brought Alabama back to the elite, but can he keep it going? (registration)