And if we have to have government, make it as small as possible. Dwarfs! Tiny buildings! Pizza bagels for lunch!
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein won a game throwing just four passes. He's ready for more if necessary, writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle. Of course, Wildcats coach Bill Snyder is a master of secrecy, so who knows if he'll play at all, writes Austin Meek of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
Iowa State punter Daniel Kuehl still has the confidence of his coach and teammates after having his possible game-winning pass intercepted on a fake extra point, writes Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register.
Oklahoma's loss to Texas A&M has all kinds of historical significance, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
Texas will be without its best lineman, left tackle Kyle Hix, against Oklahoma State. He'll be replaced by a redshirt freshman.
Considering its history versus Texas, Oklahoma State is weary about its trip to Austin this weekend, writes Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News.
Bringing back Bill McCartney is "preposterous beyond words," writes Dave Kreiger of the Denver Post.
Texas Tech senior defensive lineman Colby Whitlock will be in a familiar place on Saturday, writes Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Missouri may need to do something special to stop Daniel Thomas this week, writes Mike DeArmond of the Kansas City Star.
Jon Nyatawa of the Omaha World-Herald examines what the loss of the Kansas-Nebraska series means.
Colorado's two shutdown corners credit Dan Hawkins for their success, writes Ryan Thorburn of the Boulder Daily Camera.