Double D, Boston Herald: Consecutive losses to Maryland and Wake Forest, the resignation of its coach and no hope of winning the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Clemson Tigers are a team in disarray, so load up on Georgia Tech.
Tim Sullivan, New York Post: Not saying that Mississippi is going to beat Alabama, but don't those 13 points look nice? That's right, the Rebels are the pick.
Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News: USC is a 43-point favorite and it's not enough. Spot the number and take the Trojans.
Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News: Michigan State's Mark Dantonio is 0-3 against his old Ohio State boss, Jim Tressel, but for the first time, Dantonio gets Tressel in his house. The Buckeyes still win.
National Championship Issue: You can't trust Maryland from week to week, so that means a stable Wake Forest gets the nod.
Phil Steele: The eyes of Texas are upon the No. 1 Longhorns. But Texas' stay at the top is about to end. Missouri scores the upset, 38-37.
Heisman Pundit: Duke doesn't have the athletes to hang with Miami. Lay the number and take the Hurricanes.
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Louisiana State is in for a rough time at South Carolina.
John Werner, Waco Tribune-Herald: This isn't a weekend of upsets in the Big 12. Texas, Texas Tech and Oklahoma should all roll.
Doug Segrest, Birmingham News: Vanderbilt's search for that elusive sixth victory is going to be pushed back for another week.