Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/28/13
For the past few weeks, the running backs have stepped up with some big-time games in this passing age of college football. This past week it was back to the norm as the quarterbacks provided us with some monster performances.Here is what took place in Week 9 of the college football season.Champs:1.     Garrett Gilbert, QB, SMUBy a pretty wide margin, Gilbert easily had the best performance of the week. The senior quarterback had 635 total yards, including 538 passing yards, and six total touchdowns as he helped the Mustangs overcome a 21-point deficit to beat a 1-win Temple squad. After only scoring 14 points in the first half, Gilbert and the rest of the SMU offense starting rolling with six touchdown drives in the second half. The SMU receivers had big days as well, with Keenan Holman and Der’rick Thompson combining for over 350 receiving and four touchdowns. But the story of the day was Gilbert. This was his second game this year with six touchdowns and sixth game this season in...
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