---The punishment inflicted upon UB against Temple extended beyond the scoreboard.
---Syracuse arrives in Cincinnati fresh off an upset of No. 20 West Virginia in Morgantown. Doug Marrone isn't ready to call it a signature win just yet, but his players are starting to believe. After the Orange beat West Virginia, Marrone enjoyed a "big time" celebration.
---Akron is four losses away from facing the possibility of being the worst team the school has ever produced in its Football Bowl Subdivision era.
---The heat has been turned up on Ball State coach Stan Parrish.
---Florida coach Urban Meyer spent a lot of time during the bye week investigating and evaluating what has gone wrong within the program during the Gators' longest regular-season losing streak in more than 22 years.
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