Mark Anderson, Las Vegas Review-Journal: A first for the Las Vegas Bowl. The Brigham Young-California matchup officially is a sellout.
Charles Durrenberger, Arizona Daily Star: Instant replay in the Pac-10 is getting a big thumbs up.
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune: Lou Holtz's 1988 Notre Dame team won the national title, but he considers the 1989 team to be his best.
Brendan Riley, Associated Press: At least somebody is winning. Nevada casinos hauled in a record $1.06 billion in October, their biggest month ever.
Andy Vasquez, Orlando Sentinel: Nobody will travel as far to get to a postseason destination, but Central Florida isn't complaining about going to Hawaii.
Clifton Brown, New York Times: The consensus among NFL scouts is that Texas' Vince Young would benefit with another year at the college level (registration).
Neill Woelk, Boulder Daily Camera: Colorado is taking a streamlined approach to finding a replacement for Gary Barnett (registration).
John Shipley, St. Paul Pioneer Press: Is Minnesota getting ready to part ways with Glen Mason after the 2006 season? (registration)