Bridget Wentwork, Newark Star-Ledger: Let the Heisman hype begin. Rutgers junior running back Ray Rice's site, See Ray Run, is up and running.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: The Big Ten has badly overreached in an attempt to get its network on cable outlets in Big Ten states. With little more than two months until the season starts, the conference better master the art of compromise. Story is in comments.
Neill Ostrout, Connecticut Post: Notre Dame quarterback Zach Frazer, who expressed a desire to transfer, reportedly has narrowed his choices to Cincinnati and Connecticut. Thanks to Ben Maller.
Brian Davis, Dallas Morning News: Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops got a $150,000 boost in pay. His boss, athletic director Joe Castiglione, who has been mentioned as a possible replacement for outgoing Big 12 commissioner Kevin Weiberg, was given a $30,000 raise.
Ryan Suchomel, Iowa City Press-Citizen: An Iowa fan, who had a football signed by arguably the finest coaching staff in the history of college football, finally got the one signature he was misssing.
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia coach Mark Richt is gushing about his mission to Honduras and says he plans to return.
And here is today's mystery link. Thanks to Joe!