Tom Kubat, Lafayette Journal & Courier: The schedulemaker has done Michigan no favor, but you have to like the creampuffs Wisconsin lined up.
Sean Keeler, Des Moines Register: The balance of power will eventually swing back to the Big 12's North Division, right? Not so says ESPN analyst and former Notre Dame coach Bob Davie.
Keith Whitmire, Dallas Morning News: Reporters waited at an interview table for Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione with microphones and tape recorders pointed, like members of a firing squad (registration).
Jeff Haney, Las Vegas Sun: What are gamblers reading in Las Vegas in preparation for the season? All you need to do is stop at the Gambler's Book Shop.
Rick Bozich, Lousiville Courier-Journal: Louisville is a 24.5 favorite over Kentucky in the Sept. 3 opener. That seems like too many points.
Paul Finebaum, Mobile Register: Picking winners and losers from the academic scandal that has gripped Auburn.