(Eds: With AP Photos.) By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Prove it.
The college football weekend is highlighted by several teams that have gotten off to excellent starts, but still have much prove. Sure, they are better than last year, but how much better? Bowl teams? Conference championship contenders? National championship contenders?
Here are five teams that we'll learn a lot about on Saturday.
1) No. 15 Washington (4-0). The Huskies have a load of talent - RB Bishop Sankey, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, LB Shaq Thompson, just to name a few of the future early round NFL draft picks - but were thought to a bit too inexperienced to matchup against the Pac-12 North's super powers. Washington visits No. 5 Stanford this week and is home for No. 2 Oregon next week. Beat the Cardinal and the Huskies can tell the world, their time is now.
2) No. 16 Northwestern (4-0). Pat Fitzgerald is simply one of the best coaches in the country. He's taken the Wildcats to five ...