Notre Dame has dropped out of The Associated Press college football poll after losing its second game of the season, and Arizona State moved in after the Sun Devils' win prompted Southern California to fire coach Lane Kiffin.
Travis Haney takes an in-depth look at in-state recruiting of the last several seasons, identifying which programs do the best job of keeping top prospects in-state, and which states get raided the most.
Bruce Feldman drops in with this argument: best offseason coaching hire? The candidates: Brian Kelly (ND), Skip Holtz (USF) and Mike London (UVa). You got someone else? Charlie Strong maybe? Well ... get after it in the comments then.
Bruce Feldman returns from a crashed-laptop-induced hiatus to blog about several topics: the expectations for Bama in 2010, why Lane Kiffin and actor Jon Favreau are somewhat similar and out-of-conference scheduling. Dive in.