I'll post a separate GameThread closer to kickoff, but use this space to comment on some of the early games. The most surprising score of the day? Oregon and Washington are tied 3-3 with 6 minutes to play in the second quarter. As Stanford can attest, the Ducks are a pretty good second half team.
A few extra links:
Why Oregon should watch tonight's game. | ESPN.com
Jim Harbaugh and Mike Stoops have changed the football culture's at Stanford and Arizona. | FanHouse
BCS Rankings and Ramifications for Top 10 Teams | SB Nation