The sleepers of college football creep forth.
These are the teams that you won't hear about on sports radio on your way to work. They've broken the Top 25, but maybe they aren't the headliners of the day. And after week five of play, they're begging for notoriety.
You won't find these five teams worthy of feature spreads in the print media, but rather, just there—buried in single column-style in print—still not worthy of photos with their game recaps except in their hometown papers.
Today, after a weekend of rock and roll football throughout the country, these teams that nobody’s talking about are surprisingly polished, exuding talent.
Although the Associated Press football rankings list them, they are exceptions to the elite.
And after week five, here's our mix of Southern candor and Smurf-colored turf. Mixed in, you'll find some energized ACC teams and some surprises that we deemed worthy of chatter.