Dave Hooker, Knoxville News-Sentinel: North Carolina's Butch Davis is the leading candidate to replace Phil Fulmer at Tennessee. If the Volunteers can't get Davis, Mike Leach of Texas Tech and Brian Kelly of Cincinnati will become strong possibilities. Tim Brewster from Minnesota will also be considered.
Bill Reiter, Kansas City Star: "I think there’s always a possibility" of Bill Snyder coming back to coach, Kansas State athletic director Bill Krause said. "Bill is a consummate student of the game. You don’t put in a lifetime that this gentleman has put in at the level he's put in and not have a continuing love of the game, love of the sport."
Howard Burns: Texas is in talks with carriers about launching a 24/7 sports network that would mark the first time a college has established its own TV platform for broad distribution.
Mark Kiszla, Denver Post: Air Force's Troy Calhoun might not be able to put on matching socks in the morning, but how do you put a price tag on his coaching ability? We're going to find out. Soon.
Donnie Webb, Syracuse Post-Standard: Trying to get a grip on Syracuse's exit strategy involving coach Greg Robinson.
Brent C. Wagner, Lincoln Journal Star: Empty seats are becoming commonplace in Nebraska's student section.
Iliana Limón, Orlando Sentinel: Central Florida's George O'Leary once again canceled his Sunday media session.
Doug Doughty, Roanoke Times: Texas Christian and Virginia have agreed to a 2009 game in Charlottesville.
Columbia State: Among those in attendance at South Carolina: Michael Phelps (visiting a female friend), Chris Mortensen and Jim Leyland.
George Schroeder, Eugene Register-Guard: Oregon's narrow victory over Stanford was a confirmation of something we'd suspected: The Ducks aren’t bad. But they’re not good. They’re mediocre.
Tom Kubat, Lafayette Journal & Courier: We all saw it coming, but it's now official: Purdue will not be going to a bowl game in Joe Tiller's final season with the team.
John Shearer, Knoxville News-Sentinel: If you thought Saturday was ugly in Knoxville, it could not compare to the scene 50 years ago when Tennessee lost to Chattanooga.
Ron Maly: Iowa's victory over Penn State is the most memorable in Kinnick Stadium since the 1985 game between the Hawkeyes and Michigan.
Trader Kevin: Despite the heartbreaking loss, a Penn State fan has nothing but good things to say about Iowa fans.
Eric Sorenson, CBS Sports: Here are 11 things we learned on Saturday.
Holly Huffman, Bryan-College Station Eagle: Texas A&M officials are talking about bringing back the Aggie Bonfire, which was suspended seven years ago after the deadly collapse of a 2 million-pound stack of logs killed 12 and injured 27.
Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News: San Jose State's loss to Louisiana Tech is arguably the worst defeat the Spartans have suffered under Dick Tomey.