Making the rounds: Recapping the football weekend

Harry How

Making the rounds is your (sometimes) daily look around the Mountain West, and other places.

Making the rounds is back up and running. So if you find any items you feel the site should be aware of send them along to @MWCConnection.

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Alabama vs Colorado St. Review From The Couch - Roll 'Bama Roll
The good news about this one was that apparently most of the AP voters weren't watching, as our #1 votes only went down from 59 to 56, but as for the game, it was a hot mess.

Colorado State's defense the reason Rams hung in against Alabama | Examiner.com
For Colorado State against No. 1 Alabama, defense was demonstrative. Jim McElwain may have been hired for being 'Bama's offensive coordinator during two National championship years, but the Rams defense held up well in the loss.

Colorado State earns confidence despite loss -- Coloradoan

Tyler Stewart finds connection with Kolby Arendse - RGJ.com - Maybe the freshman Stewart is better than we all thought.

Brian Murphy: Plenty of work ahead for Boise State's defense | Idahostatesman.com
Boise State’s defense had been carved up all evening, riddled by Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr and receivers Davante Adams and Isaiah Burse, and humbled for three-plus quarters in front of a hostile crowd.

3 Things learned from SDSU vs. Oregon State | UTSanDiego.com
Three things we took from the Aztecs' 34-30 defeat to Oregon State, one has to be the melt down in the fourth quarter.

Reorientation: Making sense of Michigan's appetite for self-destruction - Football Study Hall
Saturday's games, in perspective.

Ranking all 29 undefeated college football teams - SBNation.com
Which undefeated college football teams should we be taking the most seriously after four weeks? And have we ever had a clearer case for coming up with a different way to do polls than "No. 18 Michigan, No. 19 Baylor"? Fresno State does not matchup well.

2013 bowl projections, Week 5: Alabama-Oregon still on, Baylor to the BCS - SBNation.com
Updated projections for all 35 bowl games after Week 4's action see a juggernaut of an offense join the BCS mix.

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