There's no way that Nevada defensive coordinator Ken Wilson will not prepare for a banged up Colt Brennan. That's just one of the topics covered in the non-BCS notebook.
Notre Dame's defense has struggled, and the Irish's luck doesn't look like it's going to change when it faces Purdue. Check out the non-automatic BCS conferences and independents notes.
Garrett Wolfe has been underestimated for most of his career, but the NIU running back controls his destiny on the field.
Louisville and Southern Miss have surged ahead of the pack, after UAB and Memphis dropped critical games.