Butch Dill-USA TODAY SportsAny weekend of college football that contains Kansas practically winning at Texas, Illinois downing a top-10 team and a game going into six overtimes is a sensible weekend.In one of the wildest Saturdays yet, all of that happened.
So did a bunch of other loopy stuff. Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa sprained his ankle, three weeks away from a titanic assembly with LSU. Baylor and Minnesota—Baylor and Minnesota!—remained undefeated, and a squirrel—a squirrel!—were given loose at Beaver Stadium.***Top 10… Teams1.
AlabamaLast week: 1Last game: Beat Tennessee 35–13Next game: Saturday vs. ArkansasThe Tide will have to control without injured starter Tua Tagovailoa opposed to the 2–5 Razorbacks. They’ll be fine.2. LSULast week: 2Last game: Beat Mississippi State 36–13Next game: Saturday vs. AuburnThe Tigers were sleepy early, on the other hand they woke up overdue.
They can’t be sleepy next weekend in a domestic game opposed to Auburn. They’re one win away from surroundings up that unbeaten, No. 1-verse-No. 2 showdown against Alabama.3. Ohio StateLast week: 3Last game: Beat Northwestern 52–3Next game: Saturday vs. WisconsinThe Badgers’ incredible loss at Illinois truly puts a damper on what we all conception could be a ideal-10 clash between unbeaten teams next weekend in Columbus. So a whole lot for that.4. ClemsonLast week: 4Last game: Beat Louisville 45–10Next game: Saturday vs. Boston CollegeTrevor Lawrence threw two more interceptions—he’s now got eight on the season, double what he had all of last season—even so the Tigers’ safeguard and RB Travis Etienne added the win.5. OklahomaLast week: 5Last game: Beat West Virginia 52–14Next game: Saturday at Kansas StateIs there any team you’re more bound will make the College Football Playoff than Oklahoma?
They have one ranked team left on the schedule.6. Penn StateLast week: 7Last game: Beat Michigan 28–21Next game: Saturday at Michigan StateKJ Hamler is Penn State’s fuel and without it the Nittany Lions sputter. They’ll desire to discover a more consistent offense to hang with the likes of Ohio State.7. OregonLast week: 8Last game: Beat Washington 35–31Next game: Saturday vs. Washington StateThe Pac-12 is still alive! The Ducks occur to be the easiest likelihood the conference has at squeaking into the playoff. On Saturday, they were down by means of 14 and 10 in the third quarter formerly marching to a comeback. 8.
FloridaLast week: 9Last game: Beat South Carolina 38–27Next game: Nov. 2 vs. GeorgiaThe Gators are no longer into making things exact pretty, and this one wasn’t.
The Gamecocks took a 20–17 lead past due in the third quarter previously Gators QB Kyle Trask threw touchdowns on three consecutive fourth-quarter drives. 9.
Notre DameLast week: 10Last game: Beat USC 30–27 in Week 7Next game: Saturday at MichiganGeorgia’s loss last week didn’t help the Irish’s football RPI, in spite of this they’re still in this playoff chase.10.
AuburnLast week: NRLast game: Beat Arkansas 51–10Next game: Saturday at LSUThe Tigers hop back into our top 10 after a week external of it. It may be a brief stay.***Top 9… Videos You Should Watch1.
Husky trickerationWashington’s razzle-dazzle play on this kickoff is really something else. One of its returners lies flat on his stomach before the kick and at last gets the ball on a lateral. Officials flagged the Huskies. Dang refs ruin everything. 2.
It’s a (not good) fake!This is either the worst or the best factor that happened on Saturday. Arkansas faked a punt on a play in which its punter threw a wobbly chest pass into the fingers of an Auburn player. 3.‘Vanderbilt men!’You want to visit a fired-up football educate?
Check out Vanderbilt’s Derek Mason following the Commodores’ win over Missouri on Saturday. 4.Hands: oneYou know what never gets old?
One-handed catches. LSU safety JaCoby Stevens had one of the easiest of Saturday. It became, of course, an interception. Behold: 5.
Sooners downThe Sooner Schooner took a spill in the second quarter of Oklahoma’s win over West Virginia, and it wasn’t pretty. In a statement, OU brought up a weight imbalance on the schooner. There were no severe injuries, the college referred to.6.
Jump AroundKudos to the Illinois public deal with announcer, who selected “Jump Around” as the post-game birthday party track for the Illini’s win over Wisconsin. What a barb! If you’re unaware, the Badgers’ tradition at domestic is to play the song between the third and fourth quarters.7. For twoKansas took the lead in the final 80 seconds in the game opposed to Texas on a two-element try. The Jayhawks may lose on a field intention moments later, then again you should watch this and be chuffed that they got here so close. 8.
Cold BYU ladyBYU disenchanted Boise 28–25, having stated that in even larger news, this woman in the stands has invented a new warming technique 9.
Rogue squirrelA squirrel made its manner into Beaver Stadium and onto the field correct through warmups earlier Penn State played Michigan. Stadium body of workers stuck the poor, scared element. ***Top 8… Dazzling Digits1.
24That’s what Baylor QB Charlie Brewer averaged in keeping with final touch all over the Bears’ win at Oklahoma State. He accomplished thirteen passes for 312 yards.2. 7That’s the number of games it took LSU quarterback Joe Burrow to break the college’s single-season touchdown checklist.
He tossed No. 29 all over the Tigers’ 36–13 win over Mississippi State.3. 50The number of complete aspects that Kansas and Texas scored in the fourth quarter.4. 1The point differential among Pitt and its competitors this season. The Panthers, who are 5–2, have scored 156 aspects and their rivals have scored 155.5. 235It had been that many mins in view that UConn held any kind of lead in a football game. The Huskies lead opposed to Houston in the second quarter lasted about nine mins.
The Cougars ultimately won 24–17.6. 292The element differential among Ohio State and its rivals this season. The Buckeyes have scored 348 features and their rivals have scored 56.
The slimmest win for Ryan Day’s group came by manner of 24 features.
5–2That’s the checklist of the Liberty Flames, who are coached via Hugh Freeze and are on a five-game winning streak.8. 10The number of undefeated teams remaining in the FBS after Wisconsin and Boise State lost.***Top 7… Random Things You Mighta Missed1.
‘Gutless’When you flag Will Muschamp, you’d larger do it to his face. The South Carolina educate bemoaned an authentic calling an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty opposed to him. “The guy ran 40 yards away and dropped a flag. I have no idea. I’d rather him drop it on my feet. Drop it on my feet next time. I’m now not going to remark on anything else else. Don’t go 40 yards away and drop a flag. Gutless.”2.
Never betThis gave the impression like a home run parlay bet. Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Clemson all just crucial to win. Welp. Never trust school football with your money.3. Upset specialThe biggest disillusioned—at least according to the Vegas line—came approximately in, of all places, Champaign, Illinois. The Illini, mired in a four-game wasting streak, stormed back to beat Wisconsin on a 39-yard field intention from kicker James McCourt. They were 30.5-element favorites, marking the biggest disillusioned in a Big Ten conference game on the grounds that 1982.4. No, MannyMiami teach Manny Diaz enraged quite a bit of social media for his comments after the Hurricanes dropped a fourth game this season to woeful Georgia Tech at domestic.
“You can see the promise of the destiny and the ugliness of the present. This is a rebuild,” he talked about of a program that two years ago won 10 games.5. Kyle says quietThere is a culture developing among Florida quarterbacks, and Kyle Trask continued it Saturday, silencing the South Carolina crowd all the way via the Gators’ win. You’ll be aware Feleipe Franks did this last year—only, to his domestic crowd. Go Gata! 6.
New rulesIt took eight weeks having noted that we eventually saw school football’s new beyond regular time guidelines in action, when Virginia Tech beat North Carolina 43–41 in six overtimes. Triggered via LSU and Texas A&M’s seven-overtime game final year, the NCAA passed law this offseason forcing groups to trade two-point conversion attempts beginning in the 5th OT.7. USC’s standing in the divisionThe Trojans, left for dead with three standard losses, are tied for the lead in the Pac-12 South at 3–1.
In a pounding few saw coming, Clay Helton’s community ran Arizona out of the Coliseum on Saturday, 41–14.***Top 6… Heisman-Contending QBs1.
Joe Burrow, LSUOutside of having his pants yanked down—and consequently appearing the global his right cheek—Burrow turned into close to best in a win at Mississippi State. He changed into 25-for-32 for 327 yards and four touchdowns. 2.
Jalen Hurts, OklahomaHe accounted for five touchdowns and 391 yards in a win over West Virginia. Hurts has actually been inserting the dual in dual threat.3. Tua Tagovailoa, AlabamaThe Crimson Tide junior suffered a high ankle sprain will doubtless miss next week’s game against Arkansas. He says he’ll be back for the top-five conflict opposed to LSU. He went 11 for 12 all over his time in the game.4. Justin Fields, Ohio StateFields shredded Northwestern for four touchdowns, completing 725 of his attempts.5. Trevor Lawrence, ClemsonHe threw two more interceptions, then again complete with 233 yards on 20-for-29 passing.6. Jake Fromm, GeorgiaThe Bulldogs QB threw for simply 35 yards in a using rainstorm opposed to Kentucky. Between Saturday and UGA’s loss to South Carolina, his inventory is at an all-time low.***Top 5… Worst Team in Each Power 5 Conference (From Worst to Best)1.
Rutgers (Big Ten)The Scarlet Knights have 78 points thru seven games. If you’re bad at math, that’s less than 12 elements a game.2. Arkansas (SEC)The Razorbacks lost at domestic to San Jose State. That’s it. That’s the reason.3. Kansas (Big 12)The Jayhawks practically knocked off Texas this weekend, having noted that they’ve still got a loss to Coastal Carolina. 4.
Miami (ACC)This area became reserved for Georgia Tech—and then the Hurricanes lost to GT at domestic.5.
UCLA (Pac-12)The Bruins have shown life in spurts, even so they can’t erase losses to San Diego State and Oregon State. ***Top 4… How Are They Still Undefeated?!1.
BaylorBecause the Bears scored the final 21 features of the game to triumph over a deficit and beat Oklahoma State.2. MinnesotaBecause the Gophers played Rutgers.3. SMUBecause QB Shane Buechele, the same former Texas QB Shane Buechele, threw six touchdowns.4. Appalachian StateBecause App State’s security gave up 213 yards of offense.***Top 3… Eggs Laid1.
Missouri losing at VanderbiltThe Tigers had won five straight games after a season-opening loss at Wyoming. They were a 21-element favorite at a 1–5 Vanderbilt team. QB Kelly Bryant completed simply part of his passes for 140 yards, and Vandy’s protection kept MU under 300 yards of offense.2. Cal losing to Oregon StateRemember when the Bears were 4–0?
They’ve lost three straight and the current one is a dang doozy, wasting at domestic to the 2–4 Beavers. 3.
Miami losing to Georgia TechThe Hurricanes lost at domestic to the worst team in the ACC. There is not anything else to truly add.***Top 2… Most Bizarre Resumes1.
BYUThe Cougars removed another team from the unbeaten ranks through downing Boise State on Saturday night. That skill they have wins over Boise, at Tennessee and opposed to USC while have losses at Toledo and at South Florida. Yeah, I recognize—we don’t get it. 2.
MissouriThe Tigers have beaten South Carolina, Ole Miss and West Virginia. They have lost to Vanderbilt and Wyoming. Go figure.***Top 1… Les Miles Quotes1.
He’s baaaaaack!After Kansas’ 50–48 loss at Texas, the KU coach delivered this gem: “You believe that americans that leave the stadium will recognize Kansas?
I think they will recognise that phrase. Kansas. It seems a little bit more now to me. Kansas.”