Iowa State defensive back David Sims, the 2009 Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year, was formally charged with unauthorized use of a credit card, reports Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register. The charge is an aggravated misdemeanor and Sims has been suspended and stripped of his co-captain status.
Jeff Caplan at ESPN Dallas has a few notes from BCS director Bill Hancock's media session on Tuesday.
The Omaha World-Herald's Lee Barfknecht is pondering six pretty fiery points from media days that I'll call today's must-read link.
Early in his tenure at Nebraska, Bo Pelini did something that might get anyone else trampled in Lincoln today. He told Ndamukong Suh, "You stink," reports Mitch Sherman of the Omaha World-Herald. "Thank God he stayed. They might have run me out of town," Pelini told the paper.
The Internet is reshaping recruiting even more now with a new social media site based around football recruiting, writes Rainer Sabin of the Dallas Morning News.
Colorado is making changes to its practice access policies, reports Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany paid Lincoln a visit this week, reports Curt McKeever of the Lincoln Journal Star.
For Oklahoma State linebacker Orie Lemon, sitting for games was more painful than standing on his injured knee, writes Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman.
Two incoming Colorado recruits have failed to qualify, reports Tom Kensler of the Denver Post.
Tennessee running back Bryce Brown told Vols coach Derek Dooley in a text message that he won't play for the Volunteers this season. The Wichita native's brother, linebacker Arthur Brown, transferred to Kansas State earlier this year.