Dave Sittler, Tulsa World: Who would have dared to dream six weeks ago that Tulsa, after a 37-point loss to Oklahoma State, would bounce back to beat college football's most storied program in its tradition-rich stadium. Well, believe it. The impossible dream came true: Tulsa 28, Notre Dame 27.
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune: It's about holding together a recruiting class teeming with answers to inherited problems. It's about standing up to perhaps the ugliest and scariest scrutiny of his life, both for the state of the program and for his decision to take his team outside Wednesday to practice on a blustery, and ultimately, fateful day. Yes, Brian Kelly has entered a stretch that likely will define his career.
Mark Bradley, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Alas, Georgia's coaching is no longer championship caliber.
Scott Anderson, Anderson Independent Mail: Clemson's Dabo Swinney is a glass half-full kinda guy, but this glass has a crack that is becoming much more noticeable.
T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times: For UCLA, an eight-point loss is as good as it gets when not playing a Pac-10 team other than Washington State.
Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times: It was USC's title game, and Oregon kicked the BCS out of the Trojans.
David Teel, Newport News Daily Press: Virginia hadn't won an ACC game in 378 days and that helped make Saturday's 24-19 conquest of Miami the program's most unlikely upset since a 2005 beating of Florida State.