How do you feel about Notre Dame's win? Was it a gritty comeback worthy of a BCS-level team? Or did it showcase a team with massive holes on D?
Given its drama (and its spot on primetime national TV), the "40" will probably eclipse the "37."
But that dovetails nicely with this week's big issue:
With all but two Top 25 teams winning, how much should HOW a team won factor into moving up or down in the rankings?
(And where it's relevant, how much should conference competition factor in? For ND purposes, I'd count
Can you hold it against
Back to Notre Dame: I'm willing to credit the offense for delivering, but the D obviously has a
Upshot: Begrudgingly, I put Notre Dame back in the Top 10. (See item above for my ballot in this week's BlogPoll Top 25.)
Revised Heisman Ballot
1. Adrian Peterson
2. Troy Smith
3A. Mario Manningham
3B. Dwayne Jarrett
3C. Calvin Johnson
4. Brady Quinn
5.* David Ball
(* - Honorary)
Comment Question: Two days later, what is the most interesting CFB analysis from the weekend that has stuck with you?-- D.S.