Found September 01, 2013 on Football Nation:
In what was billed as 'the game of the week' of college football's opening weekend, Georgia and Clemson didn't disappoint.A back and forth contest that literally went down to the final minute of the game, everyone who left knew they had just witnessed an instant classic.And while the Tigers' 38-35 victory over the Bulldogs may have them on the inside track to a BCS title berth, the season has only begun.Here is the good, the bad, and the ugly from last night's game:THE GOODTajh Boyd established himself as Heisman frontrunner. While Johnny Manziel was sitting out of the first half of his game, and Braxton Miller was trying to stay healthy, Boyd emerged as the player to watch.Completing 18 of 30 passes for 270 yards and three passing TDs, and running for another two TDs, Boyd established himself as the early favorite in the Heisman race.Sammy Watkins. The junior receiver made his case for Heisman, too, catching six passes for 127 yards and a TD. Unfortunately f...
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