Drew Sharp, Detroit Free Press: The Big House has become a big joke. Michigan can't even beat a Mid-American Conference team.
Kirk Bohls, Austin American-Statesman: This was no upset because Texas is simply better than Oklahoma.
Bud Withers, Seattle Times: Washington State's abyss grew deeper, its season a bit more unbelievable. Oregon State — Oregon State, for goodness' sakes, the program that hasn't seen the Rose Bowl since early Lyndon Johnson — clowned the Cougars, 66-13.
John McGrath, Tacoma News-Tribune: Gary Pinkel would have to be crazy — or greedy — to leave Missouri for Washington.
Michael Cunningham, South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Miami's happiness at defeating Central Florida shows just how far the Hurricanes have fallen.
Bob Kravitz, Indianapolis Star: How was your Saturday? For Indiana's Division I-A teams — with the exception of Ball State — Saturday was cruel but not unusual. For Purdue, Notre Dame and Indiana — especially the Hoosiers — this season is now teetering somewhere between disappointing and utterly hopeless.
Don Williams, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Count the ways Texas Tech showed it can be beat: The kicking game. The pass defense. Mike Leach's risk-taking.
Caulton Tudor, Raleigh News & Observer: Despite two bad calls by officials, the best team won when Notre Dame and North Carolina squared off at Kenan Memorial Stadium.
Neill Woelk, Boulder Daily Camera: Colorado can't run the ball, and until it can establish something resembling a running game, it doesn't matter who's throwing the ball.