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10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4

Here are the stats to know from Week 4.
10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4

Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game.

 

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Oklahoma Sooners flex Big 12 muscle against West Virginia

Samaje Perine and the Sooners imposed their will on WVU in the second half.
Oklahoma Sooners flex Big 12 muscle against West Virginia

If you are going to win the Big 12, you are going to have to beat Oklahoma.

 

This may have been an idea that most agreed with or believed to be true. But after a dominating second half performance against West Virginia along the offensive and defensive lines, it's likely a fact now. 

 

Week 4 Heisman Movers: Marcus Mariota, Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper on the Rise

Absence will make Jameis Winston a tough sell to repeat
Week 4 Heisman Movers: Marcus Mariota, Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper on the Rise

Showing up in a highlight package is usually a good thing for Heisman contenders. Not necessarily when that contender is out of pads on the sideline for poor decision-making.

 

That’s where Jameis Winston found himself as backup Sean Maguire led Florida State to a come-from-behind 23-17 win in overtime over Clemson. Winston found his way to the highlight package as an onlooker, reinforcing his difficulty in becoming the second two-time Heisman winner.

 

Betting Against the Spread: College Football 2014 Week 4 Picks

Each week, Braden Gall offers his top picks of the week.
Betting Against the Spread: College Football 2014 Week 4 Picks

I really wanted to take Mizzou (-10) and Washington (-14) last weekend but couldn’t pull the trigger and it cost me… again.

 

I am teetering around .500 and need a big week to bounce back. The good news is Mitch Light (27-18-1) has been crushing the Top 25 (below), while I have had a winning record each week in Top 25 picks (25-20-1).

 

I'm going to shake it up this week and only address the big games (and a few others) and see if it works.

 

Texas Tech Fires Co-Defensive Coordinator Matt Wallerstedt

The Red Raiders have a new play-caller on defense.
Texas Tech Fires Co-Defensive Coordinator Matt Wallerstedt

It’s unusual to see changes in the coordinator ranks just three weeks into the season, but Texas Tech has decided to fire co-defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt.
 

Kansas State Wildcats vs. Auburn Tigers Game Preview and Prediction

Can K-State pull off the upset?
Kansas State Wildcats vs. Auburn Tigers Game Preview and Prediction

The college football world is focused squarely on the Little Apple on Thursday night, as Auburn visits Kansas State in a high-profile non-conference matchup and one of the top games of Week 4. Tough non-conference matchups usually aren’t the norm under coach Bill Snyder, and the Tigers are the highest ranked non-league opponent to visit Manhattan since Penn State (ranked No. 2) played there in 1969.

 

Big 12 Week 4 Preview and Predictions

Athlon Sports previews Week 4 of the Big 12 season.
Big 12 2014 Week 4 Preview and Predictions

Six of the 10 teams in this league are taking a break this weekend but that doesn’t mean that the Big 12 will be boring in Week 4.

 

No, it’s quite the opposite in fact, as two marquee matchups dot a very limited schedule.

 

Expert Poll: Week 3 Heisman Trophy Voting

Did the loss to South Carolina hurt Gurley's Heisman chances?
Expert Poll: 2014 Week 3 Heisman Trophy Voting

Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy.

 

Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five points and each last-place vote getting one point.

 

The Panel:

 

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 4

Outlandish and outrageous things to watch for in college football this weekend.
Outrageous College Football Predictions: 2014 Week 4

The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall.

 

The beauty of college football lies in its complete unpredictability and drama. Here are some outrageous predictions for Week 4.

 

Note: The point of this column is to have some fun and make some outlandish predictions. Please react accordingly.

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