Angelique S. Chengelis, Detroit News: The chaos continues at Michigan, where Ron English, who earlier in the week accepted a job with the Chicago Bears, is back at Ann Arbor as defensive coordinator.
Howie Stalwick, Idaho Statesman: Idaho's athletic department website shut down automatically because of high volumes of traffic after the announcement that Dennis Erickson was hired as coach.
Aron Kahn, St. Paul Pioneer Press: The pollution on the land that Minnesota plans to build a new stadium is not as bad as initially feared, but officials are not ready to reduce the projected $248 million price tag.
Tom Witosky, Des Moines Register: A motion has been filed to revoke the probation of former Iowa State defensive end Jason Berryman.
Charles Durrenberger, Arizona Daily Star: Louis Holmes, the nation's No. 1 junior college recruit, tells Arizona fans not to worry, that he will be with the team this fall.
Ralph K.M. Haurwitz, Austin American-Statesman: Texas got the go-ahead to start construction on a $149.9 million remodeling and expansion of Royal-Memorial Stadium.
Joseph Person, Columbia State: South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is trying to lure 'Brother' Oliver out of retirement to coach the Gamecock defense.
Robbie Neiswanger, Clarion-Ledger: If you're not cheating, you're not trying: Mississippi has reported four NCAA violations involving eight members of the 2006 recruiting class.
Rodney McKissic, Buffalo News: Buffalo is attempting to piece together an attractive nonconference schedule, but a least one team, West Virginia, is upset the Bulls are trying to pull out of a game.
Terry Hutchens, Indianapolis Star: Indiana's 2006 schedule will include seven games at home.
Michael Murphy, Houston Chronicle: Rivals Houston and Rice will open the 2006 season with a Conference USA game at Rice.
Daily Camera: Colorado has added to its 2006 recruiting class, getting a tight end from America Samoa who made his first snowball wearing the traditional Samoan lavalava.