Scott Carter, Tampa Tribune: Terry Bowden, in what could be his first step toward a return to coaching, has left his job as a co-host of a radio show and will become an unpaid volunteer assistant coach at Florida State.
Lindsay Jones, Palm Beach Post: Southeastern Conference officials are now openly talking about creating a TV network, but it couldn't become a reality until the 2009 season.
Ray Glier, New York Times: Houston Nutt continues to try and put the Arkansas soap opera in the past, but there are plenty of rubberneckers at the SEC media days.
Des Moines Register: A Texas pastor has been named life skills assistant for the Iowa State football team, prompting some to question whether the university was abiding by its promise to hire someone who would cater to all faiths and wouldn't pressure students to observe a religion.
Wendell Barnhouse, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Notre Dame is expected to play Baylor in the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium in Arlington in 2012.
Daniel Lyght, Fresno Bee: Fresno State coach Pat Hill, who likes to schedule heavyweights, says he sees no need to alter that approach.
Mike DeArmond, Kansas City Star: Oklahoma State cornerback Martel Van Zant has lived his life in a world of silence. He has been deaf since birth.
Oklahoman: The assistant district attorney in Texarkana who is prosecuting the sexual assault case against Oklahoma State linebacker Chris Collins has resigned.
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