We have another great weekend of college football in the books, and that means it’s time to break down the action.
Here are my four biggest observations from week four of college football.
1) Penn State finally got tested.
Penn State got everything they could handle from Iowa and only won on a last second touchdown pass from quarterback Trace McSorley. The Nittany Lions finally were forced to look in the mirror and realize they weren’t as good as perhaps they thought through the first three weeks. However, a conference win on the road in the Big Ten is always impressive. Don’t hit the panic button yet, but lets also slow down the national championship hype for PSU.
2) Oklahoma got the scare of a lifetime from Baylor.
Baylor is one of the worst teams in all of college football, and there is never an excuse for Oklahoma to ever let them hang around. Penn State’s win over Iowa was impressive because the Hawkeyes are a solid team. The same logic doesn’t apply to Oklahoma because Baylor is a joke of a program. Simply winning isn’t enough. They need to blow teams of Baylor’s caliber out of the water.
3) Alabama is worthy of every bit of hype.
Alabama beat Vanderbilt 59-0 Saturday afternoon. It looked like NFL players beating up on small children. It was borderline cruel. The Crimson Tide are rolling this year and they’re on the fast track for the college football playoff.
4) Bret Bielema has officially been exposed.
Arkansas managed to throw away another game against Texas A&M. Bret Bielema’s days as the head coach of the Razorbacks are rapidly closing. I’m a humble man so I won’t rub it into anybody’s face, but I’ve been saying this was going to happen for the past three years. Looks like the rest of the world has finally woken up.