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• Steve Yanda, Washington Post: The rise of social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace has created new recruiting problems as college students may inadvertently be violating NCAA policies.
• Mike Kern, Philadelphia Daily News: Does an undefeated team from a non-Bowl Championship Series conference deserve a shot at the big boys in the title game? Absolutely.
• Jack Bogaczyk, Charleston Daily Mail: CBS analyst Gary Danielson thinks the spread offense "has peaked, like the wishbone did in the mid-'70s. I predict that Michigan will be the last of the top major programs running only the spread. It's going to go the opposite way, and it's going to go back to the way LSU, Ohio State, USC and Alabama are using it."
• Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Ever notice how so much political commentary is spiced with sports terms? Just check out the coverage from Wednesday night's debate.
• Chris Brown, Smart Football: Why some teams have use a lot of wide splits -- three to six feet between offensive linemen -- while others keep it closer to roughly a foot, or even to-to-toe.
• Adam Rose, All Things Trojan: Football revenue at USC the past fiscal year topped $28 million.
• FanBlogs: How true a college football fan are you? Take the test.
• Doug Lesmerises, Cleveland Plain Dealer: The sack numbers are not pretty for Terrelle Pryor. In his four starts, the Ohio State quarterback has attempted 41 passes and has been sacked 10 times. The problem is that Pryor doesn't trust his arm and eyes enough, and he trusts his legs too much.
• John Adams, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Attention Phil Fulmer: Mississippi State's Sylvester Croom has a way of getting coaches fired. Just ask Ed Orgeron, Ron Zook or Mike Shula.
• Suzanne Halliburton, Austin American-Statesman: When you're No. 1, everybody loves you. Bill Cosby is the latest celebrity to attach his star to the Texas Longhorns.
• Paul Buker, Oregonian: Oregon State in the Rose Bowl? You betcha, says Beaver coach Mike Riley.
• Adam Schmadtke, Orlando Sentinel: Clemson and interim coach Dabo Sweeney screwed up by firing offensive coordinator Rob Spence.
• David Teel, Newport News Daily Press: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly emerged quickly this week in college sports. Let's assess the fallout.
• Lya Wodraska, Salt Lake Tribune: If Utah and Brigham Young remain undefeated until their Nov. 22 game, the only way you'll be able to see the game is if you get the mtn., the Mountain West Conference's network.
• Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times: USC tailback Joe McKnight is not expected to play against Washington State. He has an injury to a toe on his right foot.
• Stephen Tsai, Honolulu Advertiser: A clerical error has prevented Hawaii backup quarterback Brent Rausch from traveling with the team for Friday's game at Boise State.