* On the play after a rainbow appeared and NBC play-by-play announcer Tom Hammond wondered "if it would mean a pot of gold for the Irish," Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist completed a 95-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph to take the lead. The Irish lost 28-24.
* FSN analyst Dave Lapham marveled at Kansas' improvement in upsetting Georgia Tech 28-25. "This is as good an adjustment of game-planning as I have seen from a coaching staff" in noting the Jayhawks' Improved running game.
* On ESPN's "College GameDay," Lee Corso received a game ball from TCU coach Gary Patterson for predicting Oregon State would beat his Horned Frogs by three touchdowns in the first week of the season. TCU won 30-21. Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden was the guest picker, and, of course, predicted his former team would defeat OU while Corso and Kirk Herbstreit took the Sooners.
* In an interview on FSN at halftime of the Colorado-Cal game, Pac 10 commissioner Larry Scott boasted about what the additions of Colorado and Utah would mean the conference. However, the Buffaloes looked dismal in a 52-7 loss to Cal.