Motivating college athletes to maintain a consistent level of intensity for each and every game is one of biggest challenges for a college football coach. The "little guys" aren't so little anymore, and any letdown can literally wreck a season. Some teams are walking into particularly dangerous minefields this week.
California at Oregon State
This has the potential to be the biggest trap game of the week. As a result of the postponement of the Southern Miss game and a scheduled bye week, Jeff Tedford's team has sat idle for two weeks Now the Golden Bears must travel to Corvallis to take on a dangerous Oregon State team.