In a weekend that boasts a less than remarkable slate of matchups, the one game that sticks out to me the most is #11 Michigan (6-0) at #23 Michigan State (4-1).
We are entering what will be the best weekend of college football to this point, but unfortunately as is so often the case, the biggest storylines apply to what’s happening off the field rather than on it.
The college football season is back, and not a second too soon. This year’s race to the BCS title is wide open. I know that’s one of those overused clichés, but this year it rings truer than ever.
Connecticut’s trip to the Fiesta Bowl gives the basketball-dominated school something else to cheer about.The Huskies’ reward is a cross-country trip to face an offense that churns out more plays than any other.
They’re a bit like circling buzzards. The one-loss teams are hanging around the fringe, waiting and hoping for something bad to happen to the four undefeated teams at the front of the BCS line.
Although the TCU-Utah matchup doesn’t scream prestige or history, make no mistake, this is by far the biggest game of week 10.
When the first official BCS rankings were released Sunday the Sooners took the top spot. Their prize is a trip to Missouri to take on the defensive-minded Tigers.