Sunrise in the East: Williams back for WVU
Linebacker Reed Williams, last year's leading tackler for West Virginia, will make his season debut at Colorado after offseason surgery on both shoulders, Dave Hickman notes in the Charleston Gazette.
"He brings a presence to us,'' coach Bill Stewart said. "It brings an excitement to us. It brings a little bit of spark to us on defense. That'll help. It's got to help. He's just one guy, but he's one special guy.''
- Louisville's top priority tomorrow night is to figure out a way to stop Kansas State QB Josh Freeman, C.L. Brown writes in The Courier-Journal.
- Mike Teel is off to a rough start, but the Rutgers quarterback tells Tom Luicci of The Star-Ledger that he's still confident. Paul Franklin of the Bergen Record wonders if a losing record this season will hurt the program's long term goals.
- Another quarterback change could be in store for Syracuse, Dave Rahme notes in the Syracuse Post-Standard. Meanwhile, columnist Bud Poliquin says fans booing the school's athletic director and chancellor during the Penn State game was understandable but rude.
- Handling Iowa's massive offensive line is a concern for Pitt and its smallish defensive front, Paul Zeise reports in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.