People in Los Angeles might be bitter of No. 1 Oregon’s defeat over USC, because there are claims that TCU’s jump over Boise State in the latest BCS rankings is more important than Oregon’s over Auburn.
The play of No. 2 Auburn’ defense is what will keep the Tigers in the BCS title hunt come late November, and this one defender needs to receive more credit for his performance.
No. 3 TCU head coach Gary Patterson: “What difference does it make if we’re third or fourth? It makes no difference. It doesn’t mean anything to me. We have to beat Utah, period.”
There is still some outside chance that No. 7 Nebraska can reach the BCS title game. It includes losses by five of the teams preceding it, and a win in the Cornhuskers’ last Big XII title game. But can Nebraska get it done without Taylor Martinez?
No. 8 Oklahoma is only getting healthier.
Here is a great look at the depth of No. 9 Wisconsin’s backfield.
If No. 10 LSU hopes to reach the SEC title game, it will need a victory over No. 6 Alabama.
Check out how No. 11 Ohio State will crack the BCS’ Top 10 after this upcoming weekend despite not playing a single down.
With a ton of helmet-to-helmet hits now being flagged with the tackler being fined or suspended — depending on whether or not it is the NFL or the college game — No. 12 Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel wants a hit on his quarterback Blaine Gabbert to be reviewed by the Big 12.
With its best start since 1970, No. 13 Stanford will take on No. 15 Arizona on Saturday for second place in the Pac-10 standings.
No. 15 Arizona head coach Mike Stoops on taking the month of November one week at a time: “It’s senseless to look at anything but where we’re at right now.”
Let’s drop one popular talk–BCS rankings and a Big Ten title–for another. Would No. 16 Iowa’s starting quarterback Ricky Stanzi be in the Heisman talk if the Hawkeyes were undefeated? He certainly has the numbers.
Who would have thought that one of No. 17 Oklahoma State’s toughest remaining games would be against Baylor? It’s a good thing then that the Cowboys will have Justin Blackmon back.
Arguably the second best playmaker for No. 18 Arkansas, Greg Childs will now have to watch the rest of the 2010 season from the sidelines.
Which two No. 19 South Carolina players were honored for their performances this past weekend?
There will be a bit of extra motivation for No. 20 Mississippi State this year.
It’s a damn shame that No. 21 Baylor has had little to no national display. The Bears are 7-2 and leading the Big 12 South right now. The Bears starting quarterback, Robert Griffin III, on teams of destiny: “I think this is one of them.”
It seems like forever that No. 22 Virginia Tech running back Ryan Williams has seen the field for a whole game. That will most likely change this Thursday night.
Just because Boise State is leaving the Western Athletic Conference does not mean No. 23 Nevada will not have a shot at beating the Broncos in the future.
I do not know how they will do it, but No. 24 Florida State is trying to rebound after last week’s loss to N.C. State.
They certainly have not played like a top team, but Clemson still poses a viable threat to No. 25 North Carolina State when it comes to winning the ACC Atlantic.
Teams receiving votes in Harris Interactive or USA Today Coaches polls:
Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone is worried about the depth of his team. Now that the Orange have seen success, depth has more meaning each week.
Having Dan Persa recover from a concussion quickly is necessary if Northwestern hopes to prevent Joe Paterno from grabbing his 400th career win.
Florida kicker Chas Henry had to overcome some interesting adversity to beat Georgia in overtime last Saturday.
You thought Rich Rodriguez was in the clear this season? Not so fast, my friend.