Geoff Calkins, Commercial Appeal: Mississippi Madman Ed Orgeron, who was preaching the gospel in Memphis and (not) answering questions about the Rebels' quarterback situation, is rough around the edges, but that is the appeal (registration).
Carl DuBois, Baton Rouge Advocate: Fans love to make predictions, but those unpredictable moments are what makes college football special.
Frank Dascenzo, Durham Herald-Sun: The loss of quarterback Zack Asack is another big hit to Duke, whose football season has ended before it started.
Ron Ingram, Birmingham News: Because of the pressures of recruiting and desire for early commitments, a player's senior year has become almost unimportant.
Ron Maly: Howard Jones would understand him, Frank Lauterbur would think he has flipped out, but Kirk Ferentz's Iowa team will go through the regular season undefeated.