Ben Volin, Gator Bytes: Did Lane Kiffin and Tennessee even try to win Saturday's game against Florida? Perhaps the first-year coach was merely trying to keep the score respectable, suggests Urban Meyer.
Mike Strange, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Kiffin fired back at Meyer. "I'd say this. This offseason the [Southeastern Conference] commissioner [Mike Slive] made a big deal about our renewal of vows about what we're supposed to say about other teams, other coaches, other players. Obviously, Urban feels he doesn't need to follow that. I won't say anything else."
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: The most stunning quote to emerge from the post-Washington locker room was quarterback Aaron Corp's answer to the question of when USC coaches told him he was starting the game. "They never really did," Corp said.
Pete Thamel, New York Times: With the season reaching the quarter pole, preseason favorites Florida and Texas remain on course to meet in the Bowl Championship Series title game.
Patrick Finley, Arizona Daily Star: Former Arizona quarterback Willie Tuitama, the MVP of last season's Las Vegas Bowl, is waiting tables at Buffalo Wild Wings in Tucson.
Mike Kern, Philadelphia Daily News: Notes column, including the Fraud Five — Brigham Young, USC, Maryland, Purdue and Virginia.
Kirk Bohls, Austin American-Statesman: Nine things plus one crazy prediction from last weekend's games.
Jake Trotter, Oklahoman: Mike Balogun won't be playing for Oklahoma this season, the linebacker's attorney said.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: B.J. Daniels is South Florida's new starting quarterback, replacing Matt Grothe, who suffered a season-ending torn ACL on Saturday.
Brett Vito, Denton Record-Chronicle: North Texas quarterback Riley Dodge is expected to play Saturday against Middle Tennessee.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press: Wisconsin's Bret Bielema says he uses Twitter to keep tabs on what opposing players are saying.
Associated Press: Minnesota is getting tough with students who get kicked out of games for drunken rowdiness.
Reno Gazette-Journal: Nevada officials are again debating whether the revenue gained from selling beer at home games is worth the trouble caused by over-imbibing students.
Angelique S. Chengelis, Detroit News: Michigan starting center David Molk broke a bone in a foot and will be out four to six weeks.
Jenni Carlson, Oklahoman: One list of the best collegiate bands.
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