Wendell Barnhouse, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Outstanding piece here. College football fans have been and are being duped. Fooled. Bamboozled. Deceived. Unfortunately, they are a willing participant in the scam.
Jim Carty, Ann Arbor News: Some Michigan linemen appear to have not missed many meals over the holidays.
Brian Dohn, L.A. Daily News: Could Michigan freshman quarterback Ryan Mallett, who appears to be a bad fit for Rich Rodriguez's offense, be headed for UCLA along with outgoing Wolverine quarterbacks coach Scott Loeffler?
Michael Rosenberg, Detroit Free Press: How a freak nerve injury may have cost Michigan a berth to the Rose Bowl.
Ted Miller, Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Rick Neuheisel. You either love him or hate him, but they have already circled Nov. 15 on the calendar at Washington, the day UCLA plays the Huskies in Seattle.
Blaine Newnham, Seattle Times: What has happened to the biz? Cutbacks claim another one. The longtime columnist pens his final one for the paper.
Bernard Fernandez, Philadelphia Daily News: A hula performed by Texas A&M players at a pregame function added to Penn State's desire to win the Alamo Bowl.
Jonathan Okanes, Contra Costa Times: Cal coach Jeff Tedford said that receivers DeSean Jackson and Robert Jordan and safety Thomas DeCoud will not start in the Armed Forces Bowl because they violated team rules.
A happy and safe New Year to the valued readers and journalists who make this site what it is.
To bypass registration, go to Bug Me Not. Here is today's mystery link. Thanks to Houston.