B.G. Brooks, Rocky Mountain News: Yes, it has flaws, but instant replay is here to stay and only needs some fine-tuning.
Chad Hartley, Reno Gazette-Journal: Nevada is 7-3 and can clinch a share of the WAC title by beating Fresno State, but missing the postseason altogether is a possibility.
Jake Curtis, San Francisco Chronicle: Think having a playoff would put an end to all the BCS controversy? Think again.
Joe Starkey, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Pittsburgh-West Virginia is called the Backyard Brawl. On Thursday, it was the Backyard Maul.
John Pruett, Huntsville Times: If that CBS report is accurate, our man in Huntsville is nearing his 115th birthday.