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BLITZING SEVEN: No Love for Heisman? Tide is Really Rolling, DEE-Fense, Is Wazzu for Real? Fans Stay

1. No Love for Heisman? No list of Heisman Candidates would be complete without some Love…as in Bryce Love. Stanford RB Bryce Love’s numbers are so unreal that he absolutely deserves to be in contention. His biggest hurdle are late games that few on the East coast have ever see him play. In just 5 games (including games against two current Top 20 teams) he’s amassed 1088 yards on only 98 carries and scored 8 touchdowns. By comparison (and with no disrespect) Penn State’s Saquon Barkley has yet to play a team ranked in the top 20 and would have to gain 514 yards on his next 14 carries to catch Love. Adding Barkley’s receiving numbers gives him 113 touches on offense for 960 yards and 6 touchdowns (an average of 8.5 yards per play). Bryce Love has 100 total offensive plays for 1093 yards and 8 touchdowns (an average of 10.9 yards per play). Saturday night at #20 Utah will kick off at 10:15 eastern so expect Love’s obscurity to continue. Love needs Notre Dame to keep winning to set up a marquee game in week 12.

2. The Tide is REALLY Rolling: Alabama travels to take on Texas A&M. The Aggies have rebounded from the second half collapse against UCLA to win four straight, but will they have enough to challenge the nation's #1 team? Don’t bet on it. Alabama has won 19 straight SEC games, including 12 against ranked opponents. But what is most impressive is that the Tide has outscored their SEC opponents 727-248 in that span (an average score of 38-13.0). That's rolling.