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Stewart Mandel's Three-Point Stance

1 Tennessee(3--7) hit rocky bottom last weekend, losing at home to Wyoming (4--6) fivedays after ousting 17-year coach Phillip Fulmer. The school should go afterTexas Tech's Mike Leach; the eccentric Red Raiders coach spent time in the SECas an assistant at Kentucky in 1997 and '98.

2 Iowa not onlyknocked off undefeated Penn State, it may have saved coach Kirk Ferentz's job.If the 6--4 Hawkeyes can close out with wins against Purdue and Minnesota,they'll likely play in a New Year's Day bowl.

3 Don't besurprised if Cincinnati (7--2) takes the Big East. After taking down WestVirginia, the Bearcats are in a three-way tie for first with the Mountaineersand Pittsburgh. Cincinnati has a home game against Pitt on Nov. 22.