Ohio State defensive coordinator Jim Heacock won the Broyles Award, given to the nation's top assistant coach. The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) have the story.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on a busy few days coming up for OSU linebacker James Laurinaitis.
The Toledo Blade has a story on OSU's coaches and their ties to the LSU staff. LSU head coach Les Miles hosted OSU's coaching staff during LSU's spring workouts.
Fans in Columbus have a new way to get to the BCS National Championship Game, as Skybus Airlines will add a round trip flight to the Big Easy for Buckeye fans. The Dispatch has the details.
Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on several topics, including on whether the BCS got it right.
The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a Heisman candidate profile of Arkansas running back Darrne McFadden, who finished second to OSU's Troy Smith last year.
Finally, the Dispatch has a story on some athletics-related changes to OSU's Presidents Club.
Down on the Bayou
The Baton Rouge (La.) Advocate has a story on seven Tigers being named to the All-SEC first team. The Advocate also has a story on the return of Jim Tressel to Louisiana, as well the latest on Miles' contract status with LSU.
The Lafayette (La.) Daily Advertiser has a story on how Bo Pelini will act as LSU's defensive coordinator for the title game. He was hired as Nebraska's new head coach last week.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune has a story on a possible delay in Miles' new deal.