With Notre Dame sitting at 2-5, Brian Kelly is on pace for just his second losing campaign in 26 seasons of coaching college football.
This week in the Big 12, Baylor takes aim at Texas after a week off, West Virginia faces a tough matchup at Oklahoma State and more.
Washington's trip to Utah could be a preview of the Pac-12 title game.
Clemson-Florida State is obviously of interest, but Virginia Tech's visit to Pitt on Thursday night might matter quite a bit in the Coastal Division.
Players to watch for in an important Week 9 in the Big Ten include Wisconsin star linebacker T.J. Watt, who'll have to do more heavy lifting this week.
Georiga and Florida are having a little get together in Jacksonville on Saturday.
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