Thayer Evans, New York Times: Fraud alert: Questions about whether Texas deserves to play in the Bowl Championship Series title game may be as loud as they have been all season after the Longhorns escaped with a wild 49-39 victory against Texas A&M in front of 84,671 fans at Kyle Field.
Chase Goodbread, Tuscaloosa News: Alabama athletic director Mal Moore will push for adjustments to the Southeastern Conference’s 2010 schedule in hopes of bringing relief to a Crimson Tide schedule that includes six SEC opponents that will not play the week before playing Alabama.
John Woolard, WV Fan.com: As the losses piled up for Michigan, members of Rich Fraud's staff reportedly got increasingly abusive with players, repeatedly calling them "losers," among other things. This apparently only served to alienate an increasing number of players.
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: Boise State needs help from Oklahoma, a team it beat in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, if it hopes to get into a BCS game.
Associated Press: Alabama is the favorite of 25 out of 25 state sports editors and college football writers entering Friday’s game with Auburn. The average score from their annual Iron Bowl predictions: Alabama 30.2, Auburn 13.2.
Ron Morris, Columbia State: How lopsided is the South Carolina-Clemson series? The Gamecocks would have to win every game against the Tigers until 2037 just to even the series. Dabo Swinney will be 68 by then. Steve Spurrier will be 93.
Patrick Ridgell, Longmont Times-Call: Colorado announced that Dan Hawkins will return as coach in 2010.
Matt James, Fresno Bee: A Brigham Young administrator wants Fresno State in the Mountain West.
Ron Higgins, Memphis Commercial Appeal: The Southeastern Conference is going to miss Tim Tebow, who is arguably the greatest player in league history.
Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times: Stafon Johnson's mother is never far away.
Louisville Courier-Journal: Kentucky quarterback Will Fidler will go through Senior Day festivities on Saturday before the Tennessee game and forgo his final season of eligibility.
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