BOSTON COLLEGE at STANFORD
Open letter to Ty "Spock" Willingham: It's a new millennium, old friend. This year I want you to smile…I want you to—just once—quit watching films early and run barefoot through campus...I want you to say, "I'm not Bill Walsh, and that's ok!"…I want you to start each meeting by sharing a favorite Dilbert with your assistants…I want you to live, dammit, I want you to live!
IDAHO at ARIZONA
Vandal secondary cited for loitering following performance against WSU.
Looking to give his Mildcat offense some much needed confidence, Czona Czar John Mackovic has entire offensive unit wear yellow jerseys at practice.
SAN DIEGO STATE at ARIZONA STATE
Aztecs v Sun Devils? Sounds more like vintage Japanese cinema than a college football game, but neither team will be confused with Godzilla this season.
Pick: SUN DEVILS
BRIGHAM YOUNG at CALIFORNIA
BYU notches 122 points in first two games?!? There hasn't been that much scoring in Provo since polygamy was sanctioned.
Bad news: Molding Pears lose ugly in season opener against Illini. Good news: That new font Tom Holmoe switched to on his resume is a real eye-grabber.
UTAH at OREGON
Glass half-empty: Duck QB Broadway Joey completes less than 50% of his passes v Badgers. Glass half-full: at least he won't have that Heisman hype distracting him any longer.
OREGON STATE at NEW MEXICO STATE
Until the Teeth fell to Fresno last Sunday, never before has a Sports Illustrated college football preview issue become obsolete so quickly.
KANSAS STATE at USC
Pete "3rd choice" Carroll enjoying college life at Southern Cal, but admits that having to genuflect every time he passes Mike Garrett's Heisman trophy is sort of creepy.
MICHIGAN at WASHINGTON
Daddy Dawg Rich Neuheisal finagles a pay raise prior to openers versus Michigan and Miami?!?!? Say what you will about the Wease, but he's one sly SOB.
UCLA at KANSAS
Cyber-wary Boo-hooin' coachBob "Roly" Toledo irate upon learning of internet trolls "leaking" reports he would mix the run with the pass against the Jayhawks.
WASHINGTON STATE at BOISE STATE
Cougars fret playing in Broncos' house because those blue turf stains are a dickens to scrub out.
BSU considers slogan change from "Nebraska of the West" to "Nebraska of Ada County, Idaho."
Last week's picks: 6-1