Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 9/27/12

Week 5 of the college football season is presents new challenges throughout nation. Upsets have been running rampant and outside of the Alabama Crimson tide, no team has really separated itself from the pack. The SEC is its same dominant self while taking a bit of a slow start. The B1G 10 has really disappointed to the point that Northwestern and Minnesota are atop the Legends division.

There is no clear cut heisman contender as well. Front Runners Montee Ball and Matt Barkley have started relatively slow as have their teams. West Virginia Quarterback Geno Smith is the front runner by default while facing very soft competition. Florida State Quarterback E.J. Manuel has a legitimate shot at the trophy if he puts up numbers similar to those against Clemson. The biggest darkhorse right now is Alabama Crimson Tide Quarterback A.J. McCarron. He is the Field Genera for the best team in the Nation and while not getting the recognition nor the publicity is really having a good season

We are about to get into the meat of the season and finally see who the pretenders and contenders really are.

 

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