Sure, it looks like Lamar Jackson has all but won the award, but don’t forget what happened last season. Almost everyone was ready to give the award to Leonard Fournette, but a 31-yard effort in a loss against Alabama began his downfall.
Every year in college football, there are teams that are destined to go one to great success. Sometimes, though, these teams will have to go through each other to achieve their expected success. While there are many different things that can happen between now and when those teams meet, like injuries and coaching changes, it is still intriguing to analyze possible matchups between teams with the highest football rankings.
Devin Gardner, wearing No. 98 to honor Michigan great Tom Harmon, threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead the 17th-ranked Wolverines to a 41-30 win over the 14th-ranked Fighting Irish.