John Helsley, Oklahoman: A year ago, Texas rallied from a 35-7 deficit to rout Oklahoma State, 56-35. The two teams haven't been the same since (registration).
Jason Whitlock, Kansas City Star: Can you say fraud? Take a look at Missouri's schedule and you will understand its sudden run to respectability (registration).
Tim Cowlishaw, Dallas Morning News: All that is left for Texas is to rout the second-best team in the land, USC, in the Rose Bowl (registration).
Paul Finebaum, Mobile Register: Alabama's victory over Tennessee will be remembered as the day good finally won out over evil.