Jon Solomon, Birmingham News: Will Florida's Urban Meyer get fined or suspended for his comments about officiating in the Georgia-Florida game? It's the first test of Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive's policy to crack down on coaches for public criticism of officials, replacing the previous policy of a reprimand.
Dave Hooker, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Tennessee's Lane Kiffin seemed skeptical that Meyer would be punished. "Urban Meyer?" Kiffin deadpanned after practice Wednesday. "Criticized the officials, wow, that will be interesting. We'll see."
Kevin Scarbinsky, Birmingham News: Slive has to sit Meyer or gut his own policy.
Michael Lev, Orange County Register: Is Pete Carroll's USC dynasty on its deathbed? Some believe that the Trojans' embarrassing loss at Oregon signaled the end of an era.
Mike Kern, Philadelphia Daily News: Penn State could finish 11-1 and be left out of a Bowl Championship Series game. The Nittany Lions' biggest problem could be a 10-2 USC.
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: The more unbeaten teams, the merrier for the BCS.
David Jones, Patriot-News: How class distinctions drive the BCS and ESPN.
Patrick Rupinski, Tuscaloosa News: Tickets for the Louisiana State-Alabama game are commanding an average price of $410, but several tickets have sold for more than $1,000 each.
John Feinstein, Washington Post: The BCS is busy trying to fix its image, but nothing else.
Bob Hertzel, Times West Virginian: A panel at West Virginia University determined that big-time college football needs a playoff.
Mark W. Smith, Detroit Free Press: Michigan outranks all other major U.S. universities in terms of appearances in print and other media.
Dave Birkett, Ann Arbor.com: The Big Ten has cleared Michigan's Mark Ortmann of any wrongdoing in a play last Saturday against Illinois. Ortmann appeared to strike Illinois' Corey Liuget in the groin after the defensive tackle recovered a fumble.
Addicted to Quack: Oregon's chances at a BCS title: Let's not get ahead of ourselves. No, wait. Let's.
Jon Wilner, College Sports Hotline: Here are 10 reasons Stanford will beat Oregon.
Ben Volin, Gator Bytes: Florida linebacker Brandon Spikes won't play Saturday against Vanderbilt. He decided to sit the entire game after originally being suspended for the first half by Urban Meyer for the eye-gouging incident last Saturday against Georgia.
Graham Watson, ESPN.com: The Western Athletic Conference has hired a public relations firm to help Boise State's push for a BCS bowl.
Dennis Dodd, CBS Sports.com: Stanford, Duke and Temple are academic institutions that, in the past, have only tolerated football. Now they're all on track to go bowling in the same year for the first time.
Adam Maya, Orange Country Register: Brian Theriot, the father of UCLA reserve fullback Trevor Theriot, said critical comments of the Bruin staff that were posted on his Facebook page were not his. He now says his Facebook account was hacked.
Chris Foster, Los Angeles Times: A bad day at practice for UCLA. Guard Eddie WIlliams is out for the season after fracturing his left ankle. Cornerback Aaron Hester won't play against Washington and two other players had to leave practice early after being injured.
Associated Press: New Mexico president David Schmidly said an attorney representing former assistant coach J.B. Gerald sent a letter offering "continued media silence" for a $500,000 settlement in a dispute with head coach Mike Locksley. "I outright refused it," Schmidly said. "I turned the letter over to our legal staff and told them the answer is no."
Don Kausler Jr., Birmingham News: What's wrong with Alabama's offense? Three former Crimson Tide assistants share their insight.
Dave Birkett, Ann Arbor.com: Analysts say subpar talent is the root of Michigan's defensive problems.
Doug Lesmerises, Cleveland Plain Dealer: Those Terrelle "Cryer" T-shirts won't be showing up at Saturday's Ohio State-Penn State game. The student group behind the T-shirts decided to recall the order.
Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State will pay homage to its 1954 national championship team by wearing a throwback uniform against Michigan on Nov. 21.
Bill Koch, Cincinnati Enquirer: Sophomore Zach Collaros is the likely starter at quarterback for Cincinnati in Saturday's game against Connecticut.
Jonathan Okanes, Bear Talk: California tight end Anthony Miller had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and will miss at least Saturday's game against Oregon State.
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