A man in his first full season as LSU’s head coach has been enduring blistering criticism. His Tigers lost to a team from the state of Alabama that plays in a minor conference. They turned over the ball multiple times. LSU’s kicker missed a field goal from a makeable distance.
We’re well past the midway mark of the college football season by this point and it really seems like Week 8 helped crystallize some of the biggest under (and over) achievers in the sport in more ways than one.
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The eighth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing league matchups.
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it seems more teams are using alternate uniforms throughout the season. With several awesome designs making an appearance in Week 8, here are ones we liked the most from the weekend action:
Week 8 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. After last week was filled with upsets, the Week 8 slate provided few surprises, but Notre Dame (USC) and Penn State (Michigan) earned dominant wins on Saturday night.
Week 8 of the 2017 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. The weekend slate featured Missouri's easy win over Idaho, as quarterback Drew Lock torched the Vandal defense for 467 passing yards and six touchdowns.
It's no secret Tennessee coach Butch Jones is squarely on the hot seat. And it's safe to assume his 2017 season isn't going to get any easier with a trip to Tuscaloosa ahead on Saturday.
Adding to Jones' misery is a banner trolling him with an interesting message flown in Alabama prior to Saturday's game versus the Crimson Tide. And in an unusual twist, the banner mentions a law firm in Chattanooga. We aren't sure about the connection, but the banner has an spelling error (YUO instead of YOU) and could use an editor.
When the Auburn Tigers (5-2, 3-1 SEC) travel to Fayetteville to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks (2-4, 0-3) on Saturday, two embattled coaches go head-to-head looking to put a positive spin on the season coming off tough