Around SB Nation's college blogs today:
- Rule of Tree looks back at the last four decades to determine whether this weekend's game is, in fact, the biggest Stanford-Oregon game of the last 40 years. Oregon blog Addicted to Quack worries about the only strategy that can slow down Chip Kelly's offense: fake injuries.
- Crimson and Cream Machine says Oklahoma's defense doesn't necessarily inspire confidence, but also notes that "there's been absolutely nothing about the Texas offense that should raise cause for concern" heading into this weekend's Red River Rivalry. Meanwhile, Burnt Orange Nation makes a few realistic suggestions for how the Longhorns' offense might have a chance against the Sooners.
- In advance of Alabama's showdown with Florida, both Roll Bama Roll and Alligator Army are reviewing their respective teams' first quarter report cards.
- BC Interruption is interviewed by Notre Dame blog Rakes of Mallow and debates the Eagles' quarterback controversy, among other things.
- Nittany Lions blog Black Shoe Diaries provides a statistical preview of the Iowa-Penn State game.
- In basketball news, The Only Colors calls the details of the allegations of sexual assault against two Michigan State basketball players deplorable and depraved.