Saturday's Big Eight battle between Oklahoma and Colorado will feature teams heading in opposite directions.

Tenth-ranked Colorado has won five in a row since losing to Illinois, while No. 22 Oklahoma has lost two straight after opening with five victories.The Sooners soared to No. 4 before losing to Texas and Iowa State, which beat Oklahoma for the first time since 1961. Colorado, the defending Big Eight champion, fell to No. 20 after starting the season 1-1-1. But the Buffaloes have climbed back into the Top 10 with consecutive victories over Texas, Washington, Missouri, Iowa State and Kansas.

The Buffaloes, 5 1/2-point favorites, are peaking at the right time. COLORADO 24-14.

No. 2 Auburn at Mississippi St.

Dye's guys suffer a letdown after beating Florida State. MISSISSIPPI ST. 24-23.

No. 3 Notre Dame at Pittsburgh

Welcome to Family Feud. Ricardo McDonald is a linebacker for Pitt and twin brother Devon is a linebacker for Notre Dame. NOTRE DAME 48-28.

No. 4 Nebraska at Iowa St.

Leodis Flowers has five straight 100-yard rushing games for the Cornhuskers. NEBRASKA 42-28.

No. 5 Illinois at Wisconsin

The Illini have won five straight since losing their opener to Arizona. ILLINOIS 42-14.

Arkansas at No. 6 Houston

Houston's 10-game winning streak is the nation's longest. HOUSTON 52-28.

California at No. 7 Washington

The battle for first place in the Pac-10. WASHINGTON 34-10.

No. 8 Miami at Texas Tech

The Hurricanes have two regular-season losses for the first time since 1984. MIAMI 42-24.

New Mexico at No. 9 BYU

Ty Detmer has thrown for 300-plus yards in his last 18 games. BRIGHAM YOUNG 48-21.

LSU at No. 12 Florida St.

Bobby Bowden gets career victory No. 200 on his third try. FLORIDA ST. 32-24.

Duke at No. 16 Georgia Tech

Tech tunes up for ACC showdown against Virginia. GEORGIA TECH 35-17.

No. 18 Wyoming at Texas El-Paso

The Cowboys are one of four unbeaten, untied teams in Division I-A. WYOMING 38-10.

No. 20 Michigan at Indiana

The Wolverines have gone from the best team in the country to the best .500 team in the country. MICHIGAN 24-17.