Golden Hurricane defense hearing the alarm

From Tulsa's defense hearing the alarm to Notre Dame's Victor Abiamiri to Wyoming shaking up the MWC, the non-BCS and independents are covered here.

Updated: October 26, 2006, 7:25 PM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | Special to ESPN.com
The alarm clock sounded for Tulsa's defense on a rainy afternoon in the Utah Valley, but by then it was too late. BYU quarterback John Beck and running backs Curtis Brown and Fui Vakapuna had racked up 49 points, the most against Tulsa in nearly two years.

The lesson?

"We couldn't just roll out on the field and beat somebody," linebacker Nick Bunting said. "We had to put in the work."