Jeff Carroll, South Bend Tribune: Minnesota continues to be one of Notre Dame's most fertile recruiting grounds, with five natives of the Land of 10,000 Lakes on the team.
Marti Goodlad Heline, South Bend Tribune: A Florida man pleaded guilty in federal court to making a threatening phone call to former Notre Dame coach Tyrone Willingham.
Tom Kubat, Lafayette Journal & Courier: Purdue's Jordan Grimes is only a junior, but he might be the best guard in college football.
Anthony Gimino, Tucson Citizen: Arizona a seven-point favorite over Brigham Young? From this viewpoint, that is too many points.
Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin remains a tough ticket. The Badgers are close to selling out their seven home games.