Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: The best conference? If you crunch the numbers, it's the Pacific 10.
Frank Dascenzo, Durham Herald-Sun: Why is Duke, a private school with high academic standards, the ugly duckling of ACC football?
Caulton Tudor, Raleigh News & Observer: Duke, which could care less about football, should drop its program to Division I-AA (registraton).
Sean Keeler, Des Moines Register: Nebraska defensive players get defensive when asked to explain how Kansas rolled up 574 yards in a loss to the Cornhuskers.
Dick Weiss, New York Daily News: Oklahoma's Adrian Peterson will have center stage when the Sooners battle Texas in the Red River Shootout.
Jeff Haney, Las Vegas Sun: How will the new anti-gambling legislation impact poker tournaments? We get the word from Las Vegas.