National high five Saturday's top college football games on TV 9 a.m. (ESPN) No. 7 Virginia Tech (8-1) at Virginia (6-3): Chastened by Miami...
12:15 p.m. (FSN)
Washington State (3-7) at Washington (2-8): For the second consecutive year, the game involves the conference cellar for one or both teams. Cougars haven’t won in Seattle since clinching Rose Bowl berth in 1997.
12:30 p.m. (Ch. 7)
No. 8 Alabama (9-1) at No. 11 Auburn (8-2): ‘Bama has lost three in a row to Auburn. Either could play in SEC title game with a victory and one loss by Louisiana State against Mississippi or Arkansas.
3:45 p.m. (FSN)
Oregon State (5-5) at No. 10 Oregon (9-1): Ducks are lying in the weeds for a BCS berth, but conventional thinking is they’ll need help. They’ll try to repay OSU from a year ago, when Beavers prevented them from bowling.
7:15 p.m. (FSN)
No. 16 Fresno State (8-1) at No. 1 USC (10-0): Could the Bulldogs possibly be the team that ends it all for USC? Pat Hill’s team loves stepping up on a bigger stage.