Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: The natives are restless. After eight Wisconsin players were arrested in a 42-day span, some alumni are fed up (registration).
Chad Hartley, Reno Gazette-Journal: Chris Ault, who is a remarkable 177-73-1 in 21 seasons at Nevada, is getting a new contract.
Jon Malavolti, Lansing State Journal: Michigan State quarterbacks coach Doug Nussmeir is leaving to take a job with the St. Louis Rams.
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia's Mark Richt not only received a nice pay boost, his assistants got one too (registration).
Keith Whitmire, Dallas Morning News: Texas Tech coach Mike Leach is defending his decision to offer a scholarship to a player who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in an incident involving a 15-year-old girl (registration).
Lonnie White, Los Angeles Times: UCLA hired Jim Colletto as offensive line assistant and promoted Jim Svoboda to offensive coordinator.