1. What It All Means: Week 1
After all the upsets, all the craziness, and all of the dust settling after Oregon vs. Auburn and the Jalen Hurts show came through with a game the opening weekend needed to have …
Nothing all the dramatic happened to the big boys.
For all the excitement and focus on the upsets, collapses, and crazy battles throughout the weekend, Clemson won a laugher. Alabama rolled at will. Georgia had no problem with Vanderbilt, and Oklahoma, Ohio State, LSU and Michigan all won in blowouts.
Oregon was the one ranked team in both polls that lost, and it lost to another ranked team.
Northwestern lost, but it was 25th in the Coaches Poll and it lost to a higher-ranked Stanford team. Take out the Cardinal and Cats, and Oregon and Auburn, too – and for now, take out Notre Dame, because this is written before it plays Louisville – and out of the 19 other ranked teams this weekend, only Iowa State failed to win its game in a double-digit blowout.
The great teams did what they were supposed to do, and they all looked amazing doing it. But all that did was set the stage …
It’s time for Week 2. It’s time for Texas A&M at Clemson and LSU at Texas to really get this whole thing rolling.
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