John Heuser, Ann Arbor News: Michigan has dismissed three players from the team. Coach Lloyd Carr did not address the status of receiver Adrian Arrington.
Sam Ross Jr. Tribune-Review: Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany talks about possible adjustments that would be required to increase the number of conference games.
Kevin Gorman, Tribune-Review: Pittsburgh coach Dave Wannstedt is trying to restore order in his program.
Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times: USC athletic director Mike Garrett says he honored a request by the NCAA to deny a sideline pass to Reggie Bush for the Rose Bowl.
Ian R. Rapoport, Birmingham News: Nick Saban's first practice at Alabama: No nonsense, no messing around, no wasting time on factors he can't control. Just football.
Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: Alabama fans were so easy on former coach Mike Shula it was embarrassing.
Alex Abrams, Morning News: Arkansas coach Houston Nutt is still deciding how to punish defensive end Antwain Robinson, who was arrested for shoplifting.