Jay Christensen produces The Wiz Of Odds.
• John Moredich, Tucson Citizen: Is a Montana-to-Rice pairing coming to Arizona in 2010? The Wildcats are recruiting Joe Montana's and Jerry Rice's sons.
• Nate Summers, Daily Reflector: East Carolina's Skip Holtz is not interested in becoming Syracuse's next coach.
• Anna M. Tinsley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Rep. Joe Barton of Texas has proposed a bill to kill the Bowl Championship Series.
• Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: Dan Hawkins needs to secure the borders. The top prep players in Colorado are planning to leave the state.
• Iliana Limón, Orlando Sentinel: Central Florida president John Hitt announced that the university would allow a third-party review of athletic training policies. The announcement comes after freshman running back Brandon Davis collapsed during a workout earlier this month. Columnist Mike Bianchi writes that it's time for Central Florida to fire coach George O'Leary.
• Jeff Miller, Orange Country Register: An online betting site predicts USC would be a two-point favorite over Florida if the teams met in the BCS title game.
• Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News: The reasons behind the Pac-10's not-so-hot bowl lineup.
• Ben Koo, Bucknuts: Is the Big Ten a fading superpower on the college football landscape?
• Ken Tysiac, Charolotte Observer: Charlotte officials want their city to be the permanent home of the Atlantic Coast Conference title game.
• Gregg Doyel, CBS Sports.com: Geographic evidence that Heisman voters are
• John Pennington, Mr. SEC: Is Utah's Kyle Whittingham getting tips on how to beat Alabama from Florida's Urban Meyer?
• Tom Luicci, Newark Star-Ledger: Rutgers, not South Florida, should be playing in the inaugural St. Petersburg Bowl.
• Scott Chancey, Albany Herald: Hugh Nall, who lost his job last week as Auburn's offensive line coach, has found a new one. He's the chief operating officer at a trucking company.
• Steve Harvey, Los Angeles Times: The final bottom 10. Washington is your national champion.