Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News: Alabama can't maintain the level of intensity it displayed in winning at Georgia. Take Kentucky and the points. His Pacific 10 picks include laying the big number and taking Arizona to roll Washington in Tucson.
Double D, Boston Herald: The road to the Big Ten title runs through Madison. The Bucks are stopped here.
Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News: He has already named Michigan State's Javon Ringer as player of the week. What does that say for Iowa's chances?
Tim Sullivan, New York Post: Can underdog Stanford hang with Notre Dame in South Bend? You betcha. Gladly take the Cardinal and the seven points.
National Championship Issue: Texas Tech has played Eastern Washington, Nevada, Southern Methodist and Massachusetts. But outside of Louisville, Kansas State hasn't played anybody either. Take the Red Raiders.
Phil Steele: His top 25 forecast calls for Florida to go the rout at Arkansas. Gators 48, Razorbacks 13.
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia Tech is going to put the breaks on Duke's fast start. The Yellow Jackets prevail, 28-17, in Atlanta.
Matt Youmans, Las Vegas Review-Journal: Nevada is a 24-point favorite at Idaho. Lay the points and wait for the massacre.
Heisman Pundit: How many points is Utah State getting against Brigham Young? It's 28.5? It's not enough.
John Werner, Waco Tribune-Herald: The Colorado Buffaloes have altitude, the Texas Longhorns have attitude. Texas 38, Colorado 17, in Boulder.