Notre Dame might be for real, but the latest Irish victory, this 20-13 OT feather over Stanford, required a huge helping of fairy dust to secure.
Candidate for most crud-awful season in football this year: the Arizona Wildcats. Started 3-0, including handsome win over Oklahoma State team to get expectations buzzing. The Associated Press ranked the Cats for the first time since 2010. Next came a 56-0 paste job of South Carolina State. Oats were being felt.