Kevin Scarbinsky, Birmingham News: Tip your hat to Les Miles after he stares down Nick Saban and his statue.
Jenni Carlson, Oklahoman: The Southeastern Conference's "Game of the Century" had nothing on Kansas State-Oklahoma State.
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: Louisiana State just won the "Game of the Century" — but which century is it?
Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports: Penn State's insufficient action amid child sex allegations is stunning.
Ron Morris, Columbia State: The clock ran out on a South Carolina team that was living on borrowed time. The Gamecocks were exposed Saturday night in a 44-28 thrashing by Arkansas, a game that wasn't as close as the score would indicate.
David Teel, Newport News Daily Press: With a bowl bid secured, it's time for Virginia to get greedy.
Tom Shatel, Omaha World-Herald: Call it the annual gag. Or the yearly hiccup. But until Nebraska learns to avoid this sort of glitch, there won't be any BCS bowls or conference championships in Bo Pelini's program.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Rumors of Iowa's demise were greatly exaggerated.
T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times: Give UCLA's Rick Neuheisel credit. He has the Bruins within a couple of king-size miracles from representing the Pacific 12 in the Rose Bowl.
Tom Keegan, Lawrence Journal-World: The unsightly fashion in which Big 12 competition has dominated the Kansas Jayhawks seems to have left the majority of the fan base already checking out on the Turner Gill Era and investing emotions in the search for the next coach.
Bud Withers, Seattle Times: Three and a half seasons after Paul Wulff was hired, Washington State is still getting blown out by California, if less emphatically.
Mitch Vingle, Charleston Gazette: It was a bad Saturday for West Virginia's football team, and it capped a bad week for the school's athletic department.
Caulton Tudor, Raleigh News & Observer: Two games and a bowl appearance remain for North Carolina, but that's all the time remaning for interim coach Everett Withers and his staff.
Buck Harvey, San Antonio Express-News: The heat is on in College Station, where Mike Sherman might be looking for an exit strategy.