One of the fun things about college football is the range of emotions. A team can bring its fans, players and coaches joy, pain and everything in between.
And that’s just in the fourth quarter.
All of that was on display on Saturday. Here’s a look at the day that was in college football:
— There was plenty of carnage in the Top 25 last week, and with his team holding a halftime lead against No. 22 Florida State, this N.C. State fan was dreaming big.
NC State's beating FSU at the half pic.twitter.com/YNduOuThmP
— SB✯Nation CFB (@SBNationCFB) November 6, 2016
He wound up in this article for nothing, though, since the Wolfpack lost, 24-20.
— Purdue’s Tario Fuller was also in the mood to dance. Minnesota had the last laugh, though, taking a 44-31 win.
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) November 5, 2016
— Florida’s Chris Thompson wasn’t in the mood for dancing after this hit from Arkansas’ Damon “Duwop” Mitchell.
Pretty amazed this guy is still alive https://t.co/XWcDdkCXc5
— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) November 5, 2016
— It was a rough day for ball carriers at Clemson, too. Syracuse’s Dontae Strickland was on the wrong end of a belly-to-back suplex from Clemson’s Ben Boulware.
BAH GAWD, THAT'S BEN BOULWARE MUSIC!!! https://t.co/0mTVZoNFuk
— Jim Weber (@JimMWeber) November 5, 2016
— Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh didn’t body slam anybody, but he probably wanted to during his team’s demolition of Maryland.
— JJ (@huskers2k16) November 5, 2016
— Cincinnati’s Tommy Tuberville vented his frustrations after his team’s 20-3 loss to BYU.
— Keenan Singleton (@KJMSingleton) November 6, 2016
— Those coaches would be happier if they had Zach Cunningham on their teams. The Vanderbilt linebacker defied logic, and gravity, with this blocked field goal.
Vanderbilt LB Zach Cunningham will be a first round pick come April. WHAT A BLOCK pic.twitter.com/XEzScQWRhz
— NFL Draft Insider (@NFLDraftInsider) November 5, 2016
— There was a scary moment at the Horseshoe, when Nebraska’s Tommy Armstrong was briefly knocked unconscious. The team released a statement saying that he was awake and alert, and had feeling in all his extremities.
This is what a bad concussion looks like. Hope Tommy Armstrong is ok. pic.twitter.com/Ljnn7SAmgU
— Jack Grimse (@JackGrimse) November 6, 2016
— TCU was on the other end of the emotional spectrum after hammering Baylor, 62-22, in Waco. The celebration was a little different than usual.
— TCU Football (@TCUFootball) November 6, 2016
— Cal was looking for a little extra motivation in advance of its game with Washington. So, Marshawn Lynch showed up with a cart.
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) November 6, 2016