Eric Crawford, Louisville Courier-Journal: If college football were serious about credibility, it would establish national oversight of its officials and disallow the affiliating of officiating crews with individual conferences.
Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: Alabama is in trouble. Mike Shula is impersonating a head coach.
Mike Lucas, Capital Times: When you look at the numbers, there's no defense for over-hyping Notre Dame.
Ron Bellany, Eugene Register-Guard: Oregon needs a victory at Arizona State to validate its controversial win over Oklahoma.
Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun: The challenge facing Florida officials: How to get fans to quit tailgating and get into Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: Prep coaches are not happy about South Florida's game Friday night against Rutgers.