Angelique S. Chengelis, Detroit News: Scalpers are already asking $4,270 for a lower-level club seat to the Nov. 18 Michigan-Ohio State game at Columbus.
Doug Lesmeries, Plain Dealer: Ohio State has replaced the turf at Ohio Stadium, but Buckeye receiver Ted Ginn says the new sod is worse than the surface it replaced.
Wendell Barnhouse, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: The must-read conference calls. A league-by-league collection of information and observations on this week's games (registration).
Jimmy Burch, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Big 12 Insider. Why Texas Tech could be in a good spot to pull an upset against Texas. (registration).
Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times: Former Miami linebacker Willie Williams has restarted his career at West Los Angeles College and is drawing interest from UCLA.
C.L. Brown, Louisville Courier-Journal: Louisville's "Nate Harris Rule" — making player interviews off-limits to reporters who cover opposing teams — has riled up West Virginia reporters.
Mark Craig, Star Tribune: Former Minnesota running back Laurence Maroney says Golden Gopher coach Glen Mason can utilize his talent better.
Iliana Limon, Albuquerque Tribune: If New Mexico wants to play in the hometown New Mexico Bowl, it will have to win three of its final four games.