Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: So what happens if USC or Texas were to lose on Saturday? Then the fun begins.
Andrew Bagnato, Arizona Republic: When it comes to TV ratings, at least in the Fiesta Bowl, Penn State's numbers are far greater than Notre Dame's.
Joe Henderson, Tampa Tribune: Jim Leavitt could have made a lot more money going to Kansas State, but he decided South Florida was best for him.
Jeff Shain, Miami Herald: More on potential potholes for the BCS, plus he gives some fearless predictions on this weekend's games (registration).
Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News: The Big 12 title game earns money, but outside of that, it's a crummy deal (registration).