10 College Football Teams That Are Overachieving After Week 9

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10 College Football Teams That Are Overachieving After Week 9
UCF's Storm Johnson rushed for 592 yards and nine touchdowns, helping carry the Knights to a 6-1 start.

Each season, a few college football teams are labeled as overachievers due to the unexpected nature of the respective program's rise into relevance.

The 2012 Notre Dame squad is the first example that comes to mind, ripping off a 12-0 season and a trip to the BCS National Championship Game.

One year later, the teams may be different, but college football nation is again being surprised by a few schools. Using the 2012 season as a measuring stick is also helpful, showing what a difference one year truly makes.

Overachieving does not necessarily exclusively mean an unexpected win-loss record, it also denotes how a team is playing compared to its competition.

With that in mind, welcome to the land of overachievers.

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