10 Top 10 After Week Two of College Football

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10 Top 10 After Week Two of College Football
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Top Ten Teams

1. Florida—Did nothing to change their status

2. Texas—Actually trailed briefly against Wyoming

3. USC—Won in the Horse Shoe

4. Alabama—Took care of business

5. Boise State—Just waxing people

6. BYU—No let down

7. Mississippi—Didn't play

8. TCU—Ferocious Defense

9. LSU—Sometimes it seems like they are just going through the motions.

10. Penn State—Best team in the worst overall BCS conference.

 

Ten Best Games

1. Michigan 38, Notre Dame 34—Exciting until the end.

2. Houston 45, Oklahoma State 35—The comeback comes up short.

3. USC 18, Ohio State 15—Lived up to it's billing.

4.Central Michigan 29, Michigan State—Got to love the last second field goal.

5. Georgia 41, South Carolina 37—More points than anyone expected.

6. Georgia Tech 30, Clemson 27—Why they play the whole 60 minutes.

7. North Carolina 12, UConn 10—Right down the the final gun.

8. Missouri 27, Bowling Green 20—BGSU showed up to play in this one.

9. Wisconsin 34, Fresno State 31—In overtime, could have gone either way.

10. Wake Forest 24, Stanford 17—Who would have thought this one would be so exciting?

Ten Best Players of the Week

1. Tate Forcier (Michigan)—Destroyed gameplans and broke hearts.

2. Case Keenum (Houston)—Pulled off the upset on the road.

3. Taylor Potts (Texas Tech)—Seven touchdown passes.

4. Ben Tate (Auburn)—7.9 yards per carry

5. Greg Salas (Hawaii)—195 yards receiving

6. Jarrett Brown (WVU)—4 TD's and revenge for the home team.

7. Trent Richardson (Alabama)—How many months have we all waited to see this guy?

8. Aaron Opelt (Toledo)—Six TD's

9. Matt Grothe (South Florida)—Became the Big East's all-time leader in yardage.

10. Dan LeFevour (Central Michigan)—Became the MAC's all time yardage leader.

 

Ten Coaches in Big Time Trouble

1. Dan Hawkins (Colorado)—As good as gone.

2. Charlie Weis (Notre Dame)—Thoroughly out-coached in the second half.

3. Paul Wulf (Washington State)—They should cut their losses now.

4. Al Groh (Virginia)—Not sure how he made it back this year.

5. Ralph Friedgen (Maryland)—Every time I put him here they play well the next week

6. Mike Stoops (Arizona)—It's just a matter of time.

7. Tommy West (Memphis)—Say it isn't so.

8. Bob Toledo (Tulane)—Major stench in New Orleans.

9. Michael Haywood (Miami (OH))—So he's been there only two games, he's just a lousy fit.

10. Ron Zook (Illinois)—Great guy, bad coach.

 

Ten Things You Didn't See Ten Years Ago

1. Freshmen making major contributions—They are everywhere.

2. Horse Collar Penalties—Nor the 100 years before that. Why is this illegal again?

3. Snuggie Commercials—I'm still not sure how I feel about it.

4. Referee Discussions that go on Forever—So all of those calls were wrong?

5. Pooch Punting—What was wrong with the old coffin corner?

6. Matt Millen in the Booth—He's worse at broadcasting than he was as an NFL GM.

7. Reality TV ShowsThis one is looking for married sports fans

8. Coaches Challenges—Anyone know the percentage of overturns on these?

9. Instant Replay—Not a fan.

10. Weekday College Football—Maybe Thursday, but now it's almost every day.

 

Ten Teams I Haven't Figured Out Yet

1. Duke—Lost to Richmond and beat Army.

2. Georgia—No offense against OK State and then scores 41 on a SEC defense.

3. Central Michigan—Were dominated at Arizona and then beats Michigan State.

4. Memphis—Plays Ole Miss tough and then gets stomped by MTSU.

5. Utah—Longest winning streak but struggle against everyone.

6. Oregon—Lost with Blount and won without Blount.

7. Minnesota—Are they just getting lucky?

8. Oklahoma State—From world beaters to beaten.

9. Penn State—Are they holding something back or just a mediocre team playing the real dregs?

10. Clemson—From overrated to underrated?

 

Ten Teams Who Shouldn't Count Saturday's Game as a Win

1. Oklahoma—Played Idaho State

2. Cincinnati—Played SE Missouri State

3. Rutgers—Played Howard

4. Maryland—Played James Madison

5. Florida State—Played Jacksonville State

6. Northern Illinois—Played Western Illinois

7. Akron—Played Morgan State

8. Colorado State—Played Weber State

9. North Carolina State—Played Murray State

10. Arizona—Played Northern Arizona

 

Ten Teams Who Were Underrated

1. Miami—They look loaded.

2. Boise State—How are they always over looked?

3. TCU—With that defense they are going to be awfully tough to beat.

4. Michigan—As I often say, Rich Rodriguez is a great head coach.

5. Clemson—A by product of them often being overrated.

6. Cincinnati—They are going to be a factor.

7. UCLA—They may not be a great team but better than the 10 1/2 point under dogs they were listed as at Rocky Top.

8. BYU—Just rolling right now.

9. Washington—Many acted like they were going to go winless two years in a row.

10. Indiana—I didn't think they would win two games all year.

 

Ten Teams Who Were or Are Overrated

1. Notre Dame—Bad coaching and poor tacking aren't a good mix.

2. Michigan State—Haven't beaten a decent team in years.

3. Oregon—One player shouldn't bring down an big time program.

4. Oklahoma—Where were all of these years of top ranked recruits when it came time to step up?

5. Penn State—They seem to be looking for a place to fall down.

6. North Carolina—They lost a lot of their stars from a year ago so the ranking makes no sense.

7. Florida State—Aren't these things supposed to be earned on the field.

8. Georgia Tech—Did people forget last year's bowl game already?

9. Illinois—Did people forget who their coach is?

10. Rutgers—Slow start is becoming a tradition.

 

Ten Games to Watch this Week

1. Tennessee at Florida—Always a great game.

2. Nebraska at Virginia Tech—Huskers look to avenge last year's loss.

3. Georgia Tech at Miami—A monster game in the ACC.

4. Texas Tech at Texas—If it's half the game that last years was it will be a gem.

5. Florida State at BYU—This could get interesting.

6. Cincinnati at Oregon State—Sounds like a fun one to watch.

7. Boise State at Fresno State—The Broncos could get tested in this one.

8. Tulsa at Oklahoma—Kind of sounds funny to say.

9. Utah at Oregon—Does the nation's longest winning streak end?

10. Michigan State at Notre Dame—If the Spartans played all of their games in South Bend they would be National Champs every year.

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