Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: CBS and ESPN have agreed to drop references to the Florida-Georgia game as the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party." (registration).
Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post: Bobby Bowden, answering his critics, says his tenure at Florida State will have a happy ending.
Andy Hamilton, Iowa City Press-Citizen: It appears an injury to his left thumb will sideline Iowa quarterback Drew Tate.
Randy Peterson, Des Moines Register: Iowa State's Dan McCarney, the dean of Big 12 coaches, said he's not worried about losing his job.
Shannon Shelton, Detroit Free Press: Michigan State and bowl game? Hard to believe, but the Spartans need only two more victories.
Curt McKeever, Lincoln Journal Star: Big 12 stock report. Who's hot and who's not.
Jeff Caplan and Mike Jones, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Big 12 notebook. Texas A&M is flying high, but Baylor is gearing up to pull an upset.