Double D, Boston Herald: Kent State might not be the punching bag it appears to be. Take the Golden Flashes and the 9.5 points against Boston College.
National Championship Issue: UCLA is in for trouble Monday night at the Rose Bowl. Tennessee is going to pound the Bruins by 24 points.
Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News: If Hawaii thought the trip to Florida took forever, wait until the flight back after the Warriors fails to cover the 35 points.
Phil Steele: Texas has all the motivation in the world to pound Florida Atlantic, but the Longhorns simply don't have firepower to cover the spread.
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The fearless Friday forecast. It doesn't look good for Alabama.
Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News: He's also backing Clemson to defeat Alabama at the Georgia Dome.
Detroit Free Press: The staff takes a shot at picking winners.