Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp, a defensive mind, asked if he saw Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes' numbers (734 yards, 88 attempts). "Yeah. I had a heart attack when I saw it."

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Can anyone stop Alabama?

As we've seen so far, it's going to be difficult to knock off the defending national champion. But the Crimson Tide might not roll over resurgent LSU and Auburn like we once thought it would, writes Mark Schlabach. GameDay Final

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What will we see from Fournette?

It's hard to argue that Leonard Fournette is not the best player in the country when he's healthy, writes Mark Schlabach. After missing three weeks with a sprained ankle, the running back made a big return in the Tigers' 17-point win over Ole Miss on Saturday. GameDay Final

5hMark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy

Bowl projections heading into Week 9

Our experts expect to see the same four teams in the College Football Playoff semifinals, though there is a difference of opinion on which ones will make the championship game.

Ohio State upset shakes up AP's top 10 (0:59)
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11hBrian Fremeau

Who has best chance to finish undefeated after Week 8?

Michigan saw its chances of an undefeated regular season more than double this weekend and it joins a pack of five teams that have separated themselves as the clear favorites to run the table.

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11hAdam Rittenberg

Should Alabama start to worry about Auburn?

Is Auburn the biggest threat to Bama's perfect season? Is Penn State back? And are Leonard Fournette and Baker Mayfield in the Heisman mix again? We look at Week 8 storylines to see what's real.

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12hChris Morris

Drawing conclusions: Week 8's playoff impact

Our artist looks back at a fun Week 8, which featured a shocker at Penn State, another ho-hum romp by Alabama and another Heisman-worthy performance from Lamar Jackson.

Capital One Cup Impact Performance Nominees (1:15)
Fournette makes a record-breaking statement in his return (0:59)

David Ching ESPN Staff Writer 

Leonard Fournette says his preseason ankle injury "never really healed" when he tried to play the first month of the season. But after a layoff of nearly a month, he went off for 284 yards in LSU's 38-21 win over Ole Miss on Saturday. Here Fournette discusses his performance and how he hates being compared to teammate Derrius Guice.

Tigers top Rebels 38-21 (3:22)

Tigers top Rebels 38-21

Leonard Fournette breaks LSU's single-game rushing record on just his first eight carries as the No. 25 Tigers beat No. 23 Ole Miss 38-21.

Must S-E-C plays of the week (1:16)

Greg Ostendorf ESPN Staff Writer 

This is what the Auburn campus looks like following a 56-3 win over Arkansas. Yeah, there's toilet paper everywhere.

Fournette's monster game powers LSU past Ole Miss (1:15)
Malzahn explains Auburn's tone-setting, first-play TD (1:33)
Fournette would rather give a hit than take a hit (1:47)
Breaking down LSU's 38-21 win over Ole Miss (2:16)
Fournette makes a big statement (0:51)
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron pleased with win over Ole Miss (0:50)

LSU pulling away in fourth quarter

Derrius Guice makes a cut in the hole and rumbles in from six yards out as No. 25 LSU takes a 38-21 lead over No. 23 Ole Miss with 7:26 left.