Kirk Bohl, Austin American-Statesman: There were no excuses. Texas just wasn't good enough to defeat Texas Tech.
Don Williams, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: The only thing better than the hype was the game. Texas Tech's victory lived up to its billing.
Jeff Schultz, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia gave up 90 points in its two biggest games of the year. It never competed. There can be no louder or clearer defining statement about this team.
T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times: It has come to this for former USC tailback Anthony Davis. He's charging $10 an autograph, saying it goes to his foundation.
Kevin Scarbinsky, Birmingham News: Auburn's Tommy Tuberville suggests the end may be drawing near.
Jeff Carroll, South Bend Tribune: Notre Dame, which has fattened its record artificially by drumming doormats, let one slip away in a home loss to Pittsburgh.
Tim MacMahon, Dallas Morning News: Penn State would finish fifth in the Big 12 South.
Lynn Henning, Detroit News: What should be as distressing to Michigan's football camp as this incomprehensible string of losses — five in a row — is Rich Rodriguez's attitude.
Jason Whitlock, Kansas City Star: Many Kansas State fans want Ron Prince fired. Who is going to hire his successor? And who would be foolish enough to apply for the job given the current leadership void?
David Teel, Newport News Daily Press: Playing at home against an undisciplined opponent (12 penalties) quarterbacked by freshmen and coached by neophyte Randy Shannon, Virginia had countless chances to seize command. But the Cavaliers failed once again.
Neill Woelk, Boulder Daily Camera: It's time for Dan Hawkins to make a decision. Pick a quarterback and stick with him. Either live with the physical limitations of Cody Hawkins and hope his experience pays a dividend down the stretch; or live with the inexperience of freshman Tyler Hansen and hope his natural abilities make the difference.
Ed Graney, Las Vegas Review-Journal: Nevada Las Vegas was exposed as a program lacking the foot speed necessary to stay close to a team like Texas Christian, never mind considering the idea of beating one.
Ron Musselman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Is Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley the rightful heir to Joe Paterno?