Mark Perner, Philadelphia Daily News: Toughest ticket of the weekend? It's Nebraska at Wyoming. All 1,800 motel rooms in the Laramie area have been sold out since May, and some Nebraska fans bought Wyoming season tickets to make sure they have a ticket for Saturday's game. Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium — capacity 32,000 — will be the smallest venue Nebraska has played since 1971.
Chris Erskine, Los Angeles Times: USC might be considered a football school, but there are plenty of students who don't know Matt Barkley from Charles Barkley. In fact, 27% of USC students hail from other nations, the highest such proportion in the country, according to a school official.
Sara Wise, Charleston Daily Mail: Morgantown city officlals have been busy removing furniture and other flammable items from porches and lawns this week in an effort to combat celebratory fires after the Saturday's game between West Virginia and Louisiana State. However, some fans are still planning for an upset.
Tom Shatel, Omaha World-Herald: His name is Tom and he's addicted to conference realignment.
Jon Wilner, College Hotline: Action and reaction to the Pac-12's non-expansion, ESPN's conflict and Brigham Young's future.
College Sports Blog: Former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum: "It's my opinion we're coming to the SEC."
Berry Tramel, Oklahoma: The Big 12 mess provides more reasons for Oklahoma to poke the eyes of Texas.
Ken Goe, Oregonian: A law firm already has billed Oregon for more than $61,000 for services related to the NCAA investigation of the school. The most recent bill was $2,150.55 for 6.5 hours work.
Lost Lettermen: The 10 most despised coaches in college football.