Week 3 was the week of the running back, as we saw several of them rush for over 100 yards in various games. For instance, we saw Kansas and Western Michigan each produce two 100-yard rushers; both teams won their respective games.
Here is what we learned this week:
For over three quarters, Furman was set to pull of the biggest upset of the season, till Virginia Tech struck at the right time.
Maryland's first week in the top 25 unfortunately did not goes as planned, as they fell to a determined Temple squad.
For the second-straight week, Colorado quarterback Steven Montez guided his back from a large deficit to tie the game, only to fall in overtime against Airforce.
Tennessee won their first game of the season in impressive fashion against Chattanooga.
Kansas impressive win over Boston College Friday, ended their 48-game road losing streak to Power 5 teams.
Michigan State may have the best defense in the country. Sadly, their offense may still be among the worst, despite changing their offensive coordinator.
For Joe Burrow and his LSU Tigers, it was another day at the office as they dominated
Tua Tagovailoa's performance was a reminder that he and Alabama are focused on one thing, winning the National Championship.
Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill recorded his third straight game with over 100
Things were looking bleak for Florida, till the fourth quarter when they scored 19
unanswered points to win their contest against Kentucky.
Speaking of Florida, their road to a playoff appearance took a huge hit, with the loss of their quarterback Feleipe Franks out of the remainder of the season.
Redshirt freshman Jarren Williams established himself as Miami's true quarterback, after his impressive performance against Bethune-Cookman.
Ohio State's overall performance Indiana let us know that they have one of the deepest rosters in the nation, on both sides of the ball.
In the 100th edition of the Keystone State rivalry, kicker Jordan Stout's school record 57-yard field goal before the half, helped propel Penn State to a hard-fought victory over Pittsburgh.
The emotional and uplifting return of Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson, was not enough to stop the onslaught of the Georgia Bulldogs.
Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard accumulated over 130 rushing yards and two touchdowns, in just the first quarter against Tulsa, on route to a career-high 256 rushing yards.
Week 3 Honor Roll
Tua Tagovailoa - quarterback (Alabama) Anthony Gordon - quarterback (WashState)
Khalil Herbert - running back (Kansas) Chubba Hubbard - running back (OkState) Tyler Johnson - receiver (Minnesota) A.J. Dillon - running back (Boston College)
Chase Young - defensive line (Ohio State) Joe Burrow - quarterback (LSU)
Patrick Nelson - outside linebacker (SMU) LeVante Bellamy - running back (WestMichigan)
Ian Book - quarterback (Notre Dame) J.K. Dobbins - running back (Ohio State)
Jalen Hurts - quarterback (Oklahoma) Trevor Lawrence - quarterback (Clemson)
Myles Bryant - Defensive back (Wash) Kenny Willekes - outside linebacker (MichState) Isaiah Simmons - linebacker (Clemson) Tee Higgins - receiver (Clemson)
Devonta Smith - receiver (Alabama) Kameron Butler - defensive line (Ohio)
Kadin Remsberg - running back (Air Force) Dillon Gabriel - quarterback (UCF)
Jadan Blue - receiver (Temple) Anthony McFarland - running back (Maryland)
Champ Flemings - receiver (Oregon State)