Takeaways, thoughts and takedowns from Week 5 of the college football season. 1. As the fans poured out of Neyland Stadium and Georgia’s fourth-string tailback scored a touchdown , what came to mind was this: When is Tennessee’s off week? Because that would be an opportune time to fire Butch Jones.
The anticipation for week one of the college football season can only be surpassed by the overreactions to week one of the college football season. LOL, Tom Herman hype. Sam Darnold and No. 4 Southern California? Overrated. Florida? No quarterback. North Carolina State? Already a disappointment.
Alabama and the Southeastern Conference are trying to climb back atop the college football mountain.
Deondre Francois has heard the daunting comparisons to Jameis Winston. The Florida State freshman quarterback appears to be able to shoulder the weight that comes with the expectations — and then some. Francois did a couple of things in his debut that not even Winston did in his first start. The Seminoles quarterback passed for 419 yards in Florida State’s 45-34 comeback victory over Mississippi and is the first Atlantic Coast Conference freshman QB to have a 400-yard game in…