Ray Melick, Birmingham News: Why did Alabama and Auburn raise ticket prices for the coming season? Because they can.
Ferd Lewis, Honolulu Advertiser: The Colt Brennan Factor: Nearly half of Hawaii's games could shown on network cable television, three of them on Fridays.
Randy Peterson, Des Moines Register: Ticket demand is expected to exceed supply for Iowa's opener against Northern Illinois in Chicago's Soldier Field.
Darryl Slater, Daily Press: Virginia receiver Kevin Ogletree is likely out for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
Michael Vega, Boston Globe: Boston College players are having to adjust to the tempo of new coach Jeff Jagodzinski's pro-style practice template.
Jeff Wilson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: A violation of university policy has cost running back Detrick James a spot on the Texas Christian roster.