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College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 5

Rounding up Saturday's greatest plays, hits, and more
College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 5

Week 5 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action.

 

In case you missed any action, we tried to capture the big moments of Saturday in one article. The viral wrap-up features key plays, interesting quotes/comments in tweets, uniform unveilings and any major injuries.

Georgia's Todd Gurley is Athlon Sports Week 5 National Player of the Week

UCLA's Ishmael Adams and Clemson's Deshaun Watson earn other top honors
Georgia's Todd Gurley is Athlon Sports Week 5 National Player of the Week

After his team lost by 3 to Georgia, Tennessee coach Butch Jones likened defending Georgia’s run game to defending the wishbone.

 

Don't give Georgia any ideas. It's scary what Todd Gurley might do if he played in that kind of offense. Playing in the Bulldogs pro-style is scary enough.

 

The Georgia tailback rushed for a career-high 208 yards on 28 carries with two touchdowns in a 35-32 win over Tennessee to earn Athlon Sports National Player of the Week honors.

 

Week 5 Heisman Movers: Everett Golson and Todd Gurley Shine

Kenny Hill and Ameer Abdullah up, Christian Hackenberg and James Conner down
Week 5 Heisman Movers: Everett Golson and Todd Gurley Shine

If Week 5 reinforced anything, it was the role of clutch play for any Heisman contender.

 

The big play at the right time covers up a ton of miscues or stretches of ineffective play.

 

That is the theme for this week’s contenders. Kenny Hill and Everett Golson didn’t have the best games of their careers, but they were in charge when the game mattered most. 

 

Brett Hundley, after missing almost an entire game two weeks ago, showed why he is so valuable during a lopsided stretch for UCLA against Arizona State.

Fantasy Football Week 4 Injury Updates: Jamaal Charles, Doug Martin, Jake Locker, Josh McCown

Jamaal Charles is expected to return after missing last week with a high ankle sprain
Fantasy Football Week 4 Injury Updates: Jamaal Charles, Doug Martin, Jake Locker, Josh McCown

One All-Pro running back looks ready to return for his Week 4 Monday night matchup, while a couple of struggling starting quarterbacks could end up sitting this one out. Here are some key running back and quarterback injuries you need to pay attention to.

 

Week 4 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Vernon Davis, Rob Gronkowski, Delanie Walker

Vernon Davis’ playing status won’t be known until prior to kickoff
Week 4 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Vernon Davis, Rob Gronkowski, Delanie Walker

San Francisco may be without its tight end in Week 4, while New England is hoping to get more from theirs on Monday night. Those aren’t the only tight end injuries you need to know about before setting your lineup.

 

Missouri QB Maty Mauk Runs Into South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier on Sidelines

Mauk ran into Spurrier during Saturday's game.
Missouri QB Maty Mauk Runs Into South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier on Sidelines

Missouri’s offense was stuck in neutral for most of the game, but the Tigers eventually got on track and upset South Carolina 21-20.

The top play of the game had to be Missouri’s late touchdown to go ahead 21-20 on the scoreboard.

 

However, a close second has to be quarterback Maty Mauk running into South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier in the second half.

Needless to say, Spurrier didn’t look very happy after this one:

Ohio State Coach Anthony Schlegel Bodyslams Fan on Field During Cincinnati Game

Schlegel leveled this fan that ran onto the field.
Ohio State Coach Anthony Schlegel Bodyslams Fan on Field During Cincinnati Game

Ohio State assistant strength and conditioning coach Anthony Schlegel recorded one of the top plays (and hits) of Week 5 by leveling a fan that ran onto the field during Saturday night’s win over Cincinnati.

Schlegel – a former linebacker at Ohio State – bodyslammed the fan that ran onto the field and promptly escorted him off after the hit.

Best tackle of the weekend?

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