John Henderson, Denver Post: That crazy BCS poll returns today, and the man who has cracked the code says USC No. 1, Texas No. 2.
Bob Thomas, Florida Times-Union: Youth will be served. In this case, the youth of Florida State was served — with defeat.
Zack McMillin, Commercial Appeal: You should have been watching end runs instead of running errands for the wife.
Carl DuBois, Baton Rouge Advocate: It is better to receive than give, something Louisiana State needs to learn.
Rob Biertempfel, Tribune-Review: How bad is the Big East? The league's teams are 18-12 in nonconference play, with only 12 of the victories against Division I teams.
Keith Whitmire, Dallas Morning News: And you thought the Big 12 game of the season was Texas-Oklahoma. Ha! Fooled you again! (registration).
Chico Harlan, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Where does a deflated Penn State go from here? "We go to Illinois," Joe Paterno says.