Steve Conroy, Boston Herald: Boston College got all the motivation it needed to beat Boise State during a banquet Monday night that turned into a pep rally for the Broncos.
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune: It turns out that the Fiesta Bowl won't be Brady Quinn's last game as Notre Dame's quarterback.
Ron Higgins, Commercial Appeal: Fresno State has built its reputation by playing the best. Now the Bulldogs are finding it more difficult to schedule powerhouse teams (registration).
Bob Holt, Northwest Arkansas Times: Arkansas quarterback Alex Mortensen, the son of ESPN's Chris Mortensen, is looking to transfer.
Nehlen Blog: Jason Gwaltney, a highly recruited running back who choose West Virginia over USC and Ohio State, is leaving the Mountaineer program.
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal Constitution: The ACC is reworking its bowl lineup, and the Peach Bowl is going to be a big winner (registration).
Jeff White, Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia's defense will have to be at its best to slow Minnesota's punishing running game.