"It's nice to know that even at an elite educational institution, you can still act like you're in junior high," writes reader Mike, who caught this ESPN sign among Rice fans at Saturday's Conference USA title game.
Double D, Boston Herald: After fantastic finishes against Georgia and Alabama, Auburn appears to be a team of destiny and, as a 2-point favorite, gets the nod in the Southeastern Conference title game.
Howie Kussoy, New York Post: Missouri is still regarded as an outsider in the SEC, but Gary Pinkel's team thrives on being disrespected. Auburn's luck is about to run out. Missouri and the points is the choice.
Brian Edwards, Las Vegas Review-Journal: No complex formula here. The reason Missouri will beat Auburn in the SEC title game is quite simple. Missouri is the better team.
Bruce Feldman, CBS Sports.com: Feldman is three games over .500. He's all over Auburn, Oklahoma State and Ohio State.
Reno Gazette-Journal: Here's a surprise pick. Lee Sterling is liking the over in the Big Ten title game. Richard Chang is on Oklahoma State and Josh Nagel is loading up on Baylor.
Jon Wilner, College Hotline: Breaking down the Pacific 12 title game. The venue change and Arizona State's experience facing Stanford's power game earlier in the season will not be enough. The Cardinal win, 30-23.
Tom Fornelli, CBS Sports.com: Man vs. Woman vs. Machine: Entering the final week, Machine has surged into the lead. Unanimous picks this week are Central Florida, Texas, Ohio State and Fresno State.
Phil Steele, New York Post: His season mark stands at 13-14-1. On Saturday, he's taking Stanford over Arizona State and Florida State against Duke.
David Jones, PennLive.com: He's fed up with the Southeastern Conference. He's tired of Southerners who don't care about anything but football, who can't take care of their poor, fat, litter-strewn, illiterate states, telling him the way it should be — about anything. And he's tired of them crowing about their seven consecutive Bowl Championship Series titles. He wants to see them suffer a little.
Eric Chemi, Business Week: The odds of Auburn returning a missed field goal for a touchdown were 0.0007 percent. Consider this grim reality: A college player is more likely to die in a game than ever see a missed field goal returned for a touchdown.
Bud Withers, Seattle Times: USC, a storied football colossus that uses national championship and Heisman trophies for doorstops and paperweights, hired a guy (Steve Sarkisian) whose conference head-coaching record at a highly respected school (Washington) was exactly 24-21.
Josh Bolander, Daily Iowan: A tale of two coaches. Fifteen years ago, Oklahoma hired Bob Stoops and Iowa hired Kirk Ferentz. But what happened? Wasn't Stoops the slamdunk choice to take over for Hayden Fry at Iowa?