Howard Richman, Kansas City Star: That didn't take long. Now that Bill Snyder is stepping down, rivals are swooping in on Wildcat recruits (registration).
Michael Pointer, Indianapolis Star: Ohio State and Michigan don't need to play for a trophy. This rivalry is bigger than that.
Bryan Mullen, Nashville Tennessean: Vanderbilt has been eliminated from bowl contention, but it wants to keep rival Tennessee from the postseason.
Jim Masilak, Commercial Appeal: Rice's season could be complete now that it has snapped the nation's longest losing streak (registration).
Bob Clark, Eugene Register-Guard: Oregon coach Mike Bellotti's new motivational tool? A sledgehammer.