David Teel, Newport News Daily Press: Virginia Tech is the nation's only program to win at least 10 games the past seven seasons. It's headed to an 18th consecutive bowl, is the first team to go unbeaten through the Atlantic Coast Conference since Florida State in 2000 and has won 10 games in a row since a bumbling 0-2 start.
Michael Rosenberg, Detroit Free Press: It shouldn't take long for Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon to decide the fate of Rich Rodriguez.
Bob Wojnowski, Detroit News: The latest loss to Ohio State shows that Michigan needs to make a coaching change.
Ron Cook, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The future looks dim for Penn State.
Jeff Jacobs, Hartford Courant: Connecticut's resilience can't be underestimated.
Dick Weiss, New York Daily News: Boise State and Nevada deserve more respect.
T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times: If a crummy team like Notre Dame can beat USC, then why not UCLA?
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Iowa, the team with all the preseason hype, all the preseason All-Big Ten and even All-America guys, turned out to be all hat and no cattle.
Bob Kravitz, Indianapolis Star: Indiana's victory over Purdue makes the decision to keep or fire Hoosier coach Bill Lynch that much more difficult.
Michael DiRocco, Florida Times-Union: Florida's biggest problem that gets overlooked: A lack of discipline.
Kevin Scarbinsky, Birmingham News: How will Nick Saban answer Auburn's championship season?
Steve Kelley, Seattle Times: Washington's 16-13 victory at California is its most important since 2002. It was the kind of win that coaches, players and fans will look back on, a decade from now, as one of the turning points in the program's long slog back to conference contention.
Ron Morris, Columbia State: South Carolina finally did what it was supposed to do in its rivalry with Clemson. The Gamecocks entered Saturday’s game as a superior team and showed it.
George Schroeder, Eugene Register-Guard: Oregon State's goal is simple this week. It would like nothing more than to send its fiercest rival to the Rose Bowl.
Ed Graney, Las Vegas Review-Journal: So far, the difference between Nevada Las Vegas' Bobby Hauck and San Diego State's Brady Hoke is huge.
Bud Poliquin, Syracuse Post-Standard: Syracuse's turnaround this season was remarkable, but some Orange fans still booed the team during its 16-7 loss to Boston College.
Norman Chad: Lane Kiffin is basically Kato Kaelin with a headset; if his coaching father didn't gift him the keys to a football life, he'd be living in someone's guesthouse.