College Football Roundup: Carnage Came and Carnage Conquered

1. Texas is your new consensus number one. Which will surprise a lot of people who haven’t been paying attention to the season thus far because Texas leapt all the way from number five to claim the top spot. One Shakespeare, William memorably summed up the college football universe by stating “uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.” And in the current age of college football this is always applicable. But even more so for Texas. The Longhorns next three games? Missouri, Oklahoma State, and at Texas Tech. So in four consecutive weeks Texas plays the number 1 team (Oklahoma), the number 11 team in Missouri (who last week was number 3), the number 8 team in Oklahoma State, and the number 7 team in Texas Tech. What’s that all mean?