Consider the first week of October the calm before the storm. Starting on Saturday there's a slew of big matchups coming over the coming weeks that will help decide who plays in Miami.
From comeback attempts by top-25 teams to creative defensive efforts to young quarterbacks with nerves of steel, our experts and analysts look at the biggest story lines in Week 6.
Stopping the Cards' potent passing attack is key for Rutgers, but in the end Brian Brohm and Co. will be too much to handle, writes Bruce Feldman.
Pat White needs to prove he can win a game with his arm and he will do just that for the Mountaineers at Louisville, writes Bruce Feldman.
The Gators, who have found balance at QB and an efficient offensive line, seem to be riding one of those team-of-destiny vibes, writes Bruce Feldman.