Could this be Dennis Franchione's last season as head coach of Texas A&M?
One of the top running back recruits in Texas, Joseph Reese hears rumblings from classmates at Pflugerville Hendrickson that Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione may be fired after this season. Reese, who has made a non-binding oral commitment to the Aggies, doesn't know if there's any substance to the rumors. Just in case, though, he's trying to identify a backup school. -- Dallas Morning News
An anonymous e-mail sent to Oklahoma president David Boren on March 3 triggered the internal investigation that led to Rhett Bomar and J.D. Quinn's dismissal from the OU football team earlier this month for NCAA rule violations. Documents reveal that numerous OU athletes worked at Big Red dating to at least 2004. -- Dallas Morning News
Sam Keller inched close to finding a new home on Tuesday while a semblance of order returned to his old home. Some at Nebraska believe that Keller is coming to Lincoln today. -- Arizona Republic
USA All-American split end Dwayne Jarrett, who was sidelined for most of camp because of a quadriceps injury, said he was about "80%" healthy and would be at full strength by game day. -- Los Angeles Times
USC freshmen C.J. Gable and Allen Bradford took the majority of snaps at tailback and freshman Emmanuel Moody also got some plays while freshman Stafon Johnson worked with the scout team. Junior tailback Chauncey Washington, who began training camp atop the depth chart, ran only one play before he was told to stop practicing. -- Los Angeles Times
The competition between Tennessee's top three tailbacks was heated during fall camp. But if coach Phillip Fulmer has his way, Arian Foster, Montario Hardesty and LaMarcus Coker all might see the field early and often this season. -- The Tennessean
Coach Glen Mason said the Minnesota offense would lean more on senior quarterback Bryan Cupito and receivers Logan Payne, a senior, and Ernie Wheelwright, a junior. The three are the only playmakers of note who return this season. -- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel