BCS Top 25 Football: Thursday Morning One-Liners

Sean MartinCorrespondent IOctober 21, 2010

AUBURN, AL - OCTOBER 16:  Quarterback Cam Newton #2 of the Auburn Tigers celebrates with the crowd after the game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Jordan-Hare Stadium on October 16, 2010 in Auburn, Alabama.  The Tigers beat the Razorbacks 65-43.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)
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Despite being a more highly touted recruit than former Oklahoma Sooner Sam Bradford, Landry Jones was immediately placed in Bradford’s shadow upon his departure from Norman. Jones has since broken free and is playing some great football.

Is there a chance that No. 2 Oregon goes down this weekend? Most will say no, but a few are screaming yes.

Jeff Worthy, a Boise State recruit: “We've gone 2-0 against them the past two years and they won the Pac-10 last year. Obviously we're better than any school in the Pac-10 based on that.”

Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton has seized the USA Today Heisman Watch lead.

You never hear any negativity about TCU, but there is a first time for everything.

From an unbiased standpoint, LSU’s quarterback situation looks gross and complex. But for Tiger fans, they know exactly what they want and are demanding that Les Miles pays attention.

Remember Michigan State cornerback Chris Rucker’s little problem? Here is the latest update.

Next year’s slate for Alabama could be very tough, playing at least four teams coming off bye weeks.

What if Kyle Whittingham chose BYU over Utah?

You might want to watch this weekend’s game between Ohio State and Purdue.

And the center of the college football universe this weekend is in...Missouri!

Here is a great interview with the man who replaced Toby Gerhart at Stanford.

This Saturday’s game between Wisconsin and Iowa will be a display of how football should be played with great line play.

The nation’s third-leading scorer plays for Oklahoma State, and if something goes wrong with Dan Bailey, he turns to his coach punter Quinn Sharp.

How do the Iowa players feel about this weekend’s game against Wisconsin? Are they ready?

It appears that Nebraska has recovered mentally from its loss to Texas this past weekend.

E.J. Manuel has been practicing with the first-team offense this week.

A preseason third team All-American, Arizona cornerback Trevin Wade has been called out for playing rather lazily thus far on the year.

Mack Brown wants Texas fans to get excited about playing Iowa State.

Here is a great look into West Virginia defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel.

Maybe the reason South Carolina lost last weekend was because star running back Marcus Lattimore became injured. Whatever the case, the Gamecocks will need to find out how to play football without him this weekend as South Carolina takes on Vanderbilt.

Who has Baylor becoming bowl eligible with an upset win over No. 22 Kansas State?

How does last week’s defensive performance rank amongst Arkansas’ worst showings in school history?

Mississippi State’s win in Gainesville last week was the first since 1965. That is special.

Now that Virginia Tech has climbed back up the polls, will the Hokies continue to play better football? So far Virginia Tech has surrendered a ton of big plays.