Ray Melick, Birmingham News: It's time somebody else give this football thing a try at Alabama Birmingham It's time somebody other than Watson Brown coach the team.
Mike Szvetitz, Opelika-Auburn News: How screwed up is the BCS? Just wait until Ohio State and Michigan have a rematch in the title game.
Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: Unfortunately for Alabama fans, they will be stuck with Mike Shula for a while.
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune: Crewcut Charlie Weis is upset that gawkers are stopping to take pictures of his new house. What he really wants is for poll voters to get the right picture about his team.
Ted Miller, Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Who gets the credit for Washington's turnaround? It's time the Huskies thank Slick Rick Neuheisel.
Bud Shaw, Plain Dealer: It's over. The season-ending injury to Oklahoma's Adrian Peterson has sealed the Heisman deal for Ohio State's Troy Smith.
Todd Schulz, Lansing State Journal: For $70 a ticket, Michigan State fans have a right to boo.
Kevin Modesti, L.A. Daily News: UCLA's Karl Dorrell must show he can do something bold, beginning with Saturday's game at Notre Dame.