Jody Genessy, Deseret News: Tickets for Saturday's Brigham Young-Utah game are "red hot," with a price for a cheap seat going for $110 and one in the red zone commanding $1600.
Jimmy Burch, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Cotton Bowl officials were hoping their game could become part of the Bowl Championship Series, but those plans have been put on hold by the agreement the BCS reached with ESPN.
Mike Wilbon, Washington Post: Conference commissioners and college presidents are having to defend their indefensible positions and explain why the championships of every team sport in every division, except big-time football, are settled through playoffs. It's great to see them squirm.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: The Hlist: America's most-craved college football roundup.
Tiffanie Wu, Daily Trojan: A USC student was stabbed outside a San Francisco bar early Saturday after he and his friends became involved in a fight with 10 individuals while visiting the area for the USC-Stanford game, according to police. The student was in stable condition.
Get The Picture: Was Auburn forced to change its play signals because other teams knew all the signs after offensive coordinator Tony Franklin was fired?
Scott Wolf, L.A. Daily News: Versus' telecast of the USC-Stanford game was the most-watched college football game among households (742,937) and total viewers (1,031,532) ever on the network.
Darren Sabedra, San Jose Mercury News: Stanford's Jim Harbaugh said that he plans to sign a three-year extension after the season, which would put him under contract through 2014.
Brian Dohn, L.A. Daily News: Ben Olson, the top-rated prep quarterback in the 2002 class, has been told his UCLA career is likely over because a broken bone in his right foot is not yet healed.
Jean-Jacques Taylor, Dallas Morning News: Did Major Applewhite get hosed in the head-coach-in-waiting deal Texas gave to Will Muschamp?
Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: Colorado sophomore linebacker Nate Vaiomounga was dismissed from the team after being arrested in connection with the theft of a purse last week on campus.
Andy Staples, SI.com: If money talks, Texas Tech is going to beat Oklahoma. The Red Raiders outspent the Sooners by $4.3 million to operate their program between the 2002-03 and 2006-07 school years.
Ian R. Rapoport, Birmingham News: Dick Vitale says Alabama has "no shot" against Florida in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
Nathan Summers, Daily Reflector: East Carolina's Skip Holtz said he hasn't spoken with anyone regarding the coaching vacancy at Syracuse and called the matter a distraction.
South Bend Tribune: Notre Dame has designated Saturday's game against Syracuse as a "carbon-neutral" game and is urging fans to wear green to support the initiatives.
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