Double D, Boston Herald: It seems just a matter of time before Arizona State gets knocked off, and that time would appear to be Saturday night against California. Take the Golden Bears and the points.
Eric Crawford, Louisville Courier-Journal: No. 1 no more. He's picking Penn State to beat Ohio State, 17-14.
Jerry Hill, Waco Tribune-Herald: Will this be the strangest week of them all? As fellow writer William Shakespeare once put it: “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.”
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: With help from someone connected to the inner workings of college football handicapping, the Hlog presents these seven sizzling selections for your barbecued pigskin.
National Championship Issue: The Dirty Dozen. A look at 12 games that are sure to change your financial future.
Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News: He already has a winner in the books with Boston College. Now he's looking at Fresno State, Rutgers, Kansas and Michigan. Plus his Pacific 10 picks.
Phil Steele: His top 25 forecast says Ohio State 17, Penn State 16. And here is another: Texas A&M 27, Kansas 20.
New York Post: Saturday's heroes tackle the spread.
For the latest numbers, visit Doc's Sports. The Doc likes Tennessee (-3) against South Carolina. Doc's is also releasing his Big Ten Game of the Year. This is the game Doc hit 19 years in a row in the 1970s, '80s and '90s.