The Pirates warmed up for road games at West Virginia and North Carolina with a 29-24 victory against Division I-AA Appalachian State. Also of note is East Carolina's Nov. 5 game against Virginia Tech at Greenville. Thanks to Michael!
Look closely at the Cornhusker poster, there's something missing. Let's see, there's Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne, Frank Solich and Bo Pelini ... Wait, where's Bill Callahan, who was 27-22 in four seasons as coach? That's right, Nebraska has taken a page from the revisionist history playbook by deciding to leave Callahan off the poster. Thanks to Sammy at Double Extra Point and our good buddy Paul.
Rick Neuheisel's second season as Bruin coach got off to a successful start with a 33-14 victory against San Diego State. Now comes the tough part — a trip Saturday to Tennessee to play a Volunteer team set on revenge. UCLA won last season's matchup at the Rose Bowl, 27-24, and that game helped send Tennessee into a tailspin that resulted in Phil Fulmer being ousted as coach after a 5-7 season. Thanks to Jana!
The Fighting Irish brushed aside Nevada, 35-0, to set up Saturday's showdown at Michigan. Notre Dame was expected to have plenty of firepower on offense, with 10 returning starters, but the shutout of the Wolf Pack was a surprise. If the defense plays at a high level, the Fighting Irish will likely finish the season in a Bowl Championship Series game. Thanks to Brian, Gary and Notre Dame Sports Properties.
Washington State football has fallen on hard times in recent seasons, but the Cougars' poster schedule remains second to none. Washington State lost its opener against Stanford and plays Hawaii on Saturday in Seattle, one of two games the team will play this season in the Emerald City, the other being the Nov. 28 Apple Cup against rival Washington. Thanks to Eric!
The Fighting Illini produced a two-sided poster this year. The top image is the front of the poster, showing Memorial Stadium and the 2009 schedule. The back shows the 15 members of the senior class. Thanks to Victor!