Swirling academic uncertainty has led South Florida to release 2009 signee Kamran Joyer from his scholarship.
The Birmingham News analyzes the hurdles Alabama must overcome in order to have their vacating-of-wins penalty taken away on appeal.
Dallas Morning News: Big 12 appears ready to surpass SEC in football.
The Nebraska State Paper gives their own spin on the Big 12 Vs. SEC debate.
Jay Wooten, who shared kicking duties at North Carolina last season as a redshirt freshman, has decided to transfer from the school.
The most excellent Eugene Register-Guard has an update on Oregon’s “voluntary” summer conditioning program.
Vince Oghobaas seems to understand — and embrace — the role he will play in being the lynchpin to Duke’s defensive line.
Knoxville News Sentinel: “Former University of Tennessee great Al Wilson didn’t waste time on the football field, so it came as no surprise he made a bee-line for UT coach Lane Kiffin and defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin after arriving back in Knoxville on Monday.”
Hawaii signee and MLB draftee Kalani Brackenridge will make a decision on his sports future by the middle of August.
Salt Lake Tribune: Coordinator Dave Baldwin brings new look to Utah State’s offense.
“Mysterious” JUCO signee Tevita Finau is closing in on getting the grades necessary to enroll at West Virginia. (Your pithy — and deserved — comments on what it takes to become academically eligible at WVU can be directed at Florio.)
Former South Florida signee Khyri Thornton has migrated to Southern Miss.
Notre Dame steals a Stanford commitment — safety Chris Badger.
East Carolina gets a commitment from quarterback Desi Brown.
Tulane picks up its second quarterback commitment in four days, this one from Louisiana high schooler Taylor Bulluck.
Offensive lineman Matt Arkema becomes the 10th commitment Virginia Tech has garnered this offseason.
Tulane also picked up someone for the above quarterbacks to throw to as wide receiver Brent Comardellegives the Green Wave their fifth commitment for next year’s class.
BYU gets their 17th and 18th commitment for 2010’s class — lineman Manu Mulitalo and linebacker Sae Tautu.
Where’s the beef? Apparently at Rutgers as the Scarlet Knights have gotten their fourth verbal commitment from an offensive lineman this offseason — New Jersey’s Frank Quartucci.
Minnesota gets a verbal commitment from Wisconsin offensive lineman Zac Epping.
South Carolina punter Eric Davis pleads guilty to failing to yield to a pedestrian and pays a $236 fine.
Nebraska will wear 1962 throwback uniforms in honor of the school’s 300th consecutive home sellout.
As this is the slug-slow portion of the collegiate news cycle, we can bring you this story about nuptials at a stadium that houses Illini football on fall Saturdays.
Lincoln Journal Star: “Wayne Blue, a member of the Nebraska football team that played in the 1941 Rose Bowl, died Saturday.”