Jay Paris, North County Times: Will this be coach Pete Carroll's last season at USC? He tells a booster club: "I'm not going anywhere. There is nothing better than being at USC."
Donnie Webb, Syracuse Post-Standard: Syracuse is selling a season ticket package for seven home games this fall. The cost is $100.
Brett Hait, The City Paper: Freshman tight end Brandon Barden, who enrolled early at Virginia Tech and competed in spring practice, will transfer to Vanderbilt in the fall. His mother said that the shootings on the Virginia Tech campus contributed to her son's decision to transfer.
Mike Huguenin, Orlando Sentinel: The 12 most intriguing nonconference games of the upcoming season. Plus a look at the 10 most embarrassing games.
Thayer Evans, New York Times: Meet 16-year-old linebacker Arthur Brown, regarded by many coaches as the top prep player in the class of 2008.
Associated Press: An open records request reveals that Oklahoma players were given two nutritional supplements banned by the NCAA. The school's compliance department stopped the practice.
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