Don't look now, but conference play is just around the corner.
Walk-ons have become a key part of Baylor's program, writes John Werner of the Waco Tribune.
Is it time to go back to the drawing board and completely re-evaluate expectations at Iowa State? Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Register asks the question and provides the answer. Also, did the Cyclones find a No. 1 receiver Saturday?
Kansas' receivers have had a hard time catching the football, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal World.
Kansas State should be worried about its defense despite its 37-7 win over UMass this weekend, writes Grant Guggisberg of the Manhattan Mercury.
Does Oklahoma have an identity crisis on offense? It's quite possible, writes Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World.
Josh Stewart is emerging as more than just a dynamic threat as a slot receiver for Oklahoma State, reports Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman.
Texas has gone from a team with BCS aspirations to just hoping to make a bowl game, writes Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News.
There were five key developments for Texas Tech during the Red Raiders' 20-10 win over TCU, writes Krista Pirtie of the Lubbock Avalanche Journal.
Why did West Virginia turn to Ford Childress? Because the Mountaineers "wanted to win a game." Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has the story.