Purple Haze: No. 10 Washington rolls No. 7 Stanford 44

"Just not the style of football that we can play and not as well as we can play".

No. 7 Stanford v. Now, McCaffrey stands alone as the Heisman Candidate for the Pac-12 Conference and is the difference maker for the Stanford Cardinal. The Stanford Cardinal looked to keep a stronghold in the conference.

No. 11 Tennessee (-4) v.

As Sports Illustrated pointed out, the victory isn't the only thing the Washington Huskies are taking out of this game. Washington scored five plays later to go ahead, 30-0. Some wondered if their 4-0 record was largely a mirage and now that they have absolutely destroyed Stanford, it's become pretty clear they are in fact the real deal. Ole Miss gave Kirby Smart his first loss with authority, as the Rebels won 45-14. Stanford's 30-0 deficit in the 3rd quarter was the largest under Shaw and the largest since the 2008 Big Game. If Chubb is ineffective or doesn't play it will put more pressure on quarterback Jacob Eason, something he doesn't need right now.

In January 2015, OR and Marcus Mariota beat Florida State and Jameis Winston in the Rose Bowl. He was excellent the first three weeks, but threw for just 160 yards and had a critical interception against Arizona. I like Tennessee to be able with this game by having the more balanced attack, something that Georgia doesn't have at this time. Of course the Derwin James injury was a big blow, but the talent the Seminoles has on the defense just isn't playing up to expectations. Wooching finished the game with three sacks. Last week the Tar Heels needed a furious comeback, where quarterback Mitch Trubisky threw a touchdown with two seconds to go, to take down Pitt. After rushing for 181 yards against Arizona, Lavon Coleman had another strong performance with 74 yards and one touchdown. It reflects the complete dominance that the Huskies exerted over the Cardinal on both sides of the line, in the kicking game, in time of possession, and every other way you can measure two teams on the same field. The end result was more frustration, which continued throughout the game. Past year without Trevone Boykin, TCU almost rallied from 30-13 down to pull the upset on the Sooners in Norman. McCaffrey had four 100-yard rushing games last season on the road, and had 138 yards rushing last week at UCLA.

Losses to Houston and Ohio State already have knocked the Sooners out of the national championship picture. Instead, they split the crown with Miami that season.

No. 3 Louisville (-2.5) v.

So while UW's players deservedly basked in the spoils of their Friday night dominance, it didn't escape them that beating OR will require the same kind of preparation that fueled this whipping of Stanford. It should be quite a quarterback show between Lamar Jackson and Deshaun Watson, with the victor setting his team up in great position in the ACC for the rest of the year. Genuine retro fan gear is the best.

Yet one name that has been conspicuously absent from the top of those lists the last couple years has been Chris Petersen, and that's a darn shame. Washington is tied for 12th in the FBS in yards per play allowed and 15th in points per game allowed. For those keeping score, that's 32.5 yards less than the historic output Emtman and the '91 Huskies allowed each time they took the field. However, no one else could get anything going throughout the game. I don't think there's a single person who disagrees with that. Plus I like getting the points at home with the Tigers.

How can you not be excited for this ACC Atlantic matchup on Saturday night?

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