Gary Laney, Baton Rouge Advocate: There are many to blame for Louisiana State's defeat to Mississippi.
Ron Higgins, Memphis Commercial Appeal: Mississippi's Houston Nutt always finds a way to win.
Stephen Edelson, Asbury Park Press: Rutgers wasted a season's work with its loss at Syracuse.
Jeff Schultz, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: By any measure, it has been a dreadful season for Georgia.
Berry Tramel, Oklahoman: Oklahoma should be red-faced over its loss to Texas Tech.
Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Bo Pelini has Nebraska back on solid ground.
Brice Cherry, Waco Tribune-Herald: A season that started with promise has now revealed a Baylor team that isn't close to being in Texas A&M's league.
Dick Weiss, New York Daily News: Texas' Colt McCoy went out in style in his last home game and solidified his place among Heisman front-runners.
Jeff Rice, Centre Daily Times: Is Penn State's program currently among the nation's elite? No. Does it have far to go? No.
Terry Foster, Detroit News: It has been a disappointing season for Michigan State.
Bob Wojnowski, Detroit News: More squandered chances, more huge mistakes. Now that it's over, radical improvement will be demanded of Rich Fraud and Michigan in 2010.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Iowa is hopeful of a trip to the Fiesta Bowl after a 10-2 regular season.
Greg Hansen, Arizona Daily Star: Arizona didn't lose as much as Oregon won it.
George Schroeder, Eugene Register-Guard: Oregon is on a thrill ride with Jeremiah Masoli at the wheel.
Ron Morris, Columbia State: Clemson's season was shaped by a loss to Maryland. The Tigers have won six in a row since.