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September 22, 2008

The envelope, please: Dienhart's awards

Rivals.com senior national writer Tom Dienhart gives us a quick look at what he liked and what he didn't like from Week 4:

Photo of the week
Knowshon Moreno took to the air for this touchdown as Georgia rolled over Arizona State on Saturday night.


Wish I were him: Bobby Johnson, Vanderbilt
Glad I'm not him: Phillip Fulmer, Tennessee
Lucky guy: Dan Hawkins, Colorado
Poor guy: Gene Chizik, Iowa State
Desperately seeking a clue: Bill Stewart, West Virginia
Desperately seeking a P.R. man: Jim Grobe, Wake Forest
Desperately seeking sunglasses and a fake beard: Mike Bellotti, Oregon
Desperately seeking ... anything: Rick Neuheisel, UCLA


Thought you'd kick butt, and you did: Penn State
Thought you'd kick butt, you didn't: Kansas State
Thought you'd get your butt kicked, you did: Notre Dame
Thought you'd get your butt kicked, you didn't: Pittsburgh
Man, they're good: Alabama
Man, they're bad: Mississippi State
You ain't fooling anybody (in a bad way): Ohio State
You're fooling everybody (in a good way): Georgia Tech
Did the season start? Rutgers
Can the season end? Texas A&M
Can the season never end? Connecticut


Play this again: Virginia Tech 20, North Carolina 17
Never play this again: Alabama 49, Arkansas 14
What? Boise State 37, Oregon 32
Huh? Colorado 17, West Virginia 14 OT
You kidding me? Navy 23, Rutgers 21
Told you so: N.C. State 30, East Carolina 24 (OT)


Strike the pose: Georgia RB Knowshon Moreno, 149 yards rushing and two TDs in a 27-10 win at Arizona State.
Did you see that? Missouri QB Chase Daniel, 36 of 43 passing for 439 yards and two TDs, hitting a Big 12 record 20 passes in a row in a 42-21 win over Buffalo.
That hurts: Oregon QB Jeremiah Masoli suffered a mild concussion in the Ducks' 37-32 home loss to Boise State. Last week, Ducks QB Justin Roper injured his left knee vs. Purdue.
Isn't that special: Florida's Brandon James returned a punt 78 yards in the Gators' 30-6 win at Tennessee.


Ticket to die for: Alabama at Georgia
Best non-BCS matchup: TCU at Oklahoma
Upset alert: Illinois over Penn State in State College
Must win: Washington over Stanford in Seattle
Great game no one is talking about: Virginia Tech at Nebraska
Intriguing coaching matchup: Colorado's Dan Hawkins vs. Florida State's Bobby Bowden
Who's bringing the body bags? Arkansas at Texas
Why on are they playing? Louisiana-Lafayette at Kansas State
Plenty of good seats remaining: Virginia at Duke
They shoot horses, don't they? Mississippi State at LSU

Tom Dienhart is a national senior writer for Rivals.com. He can be reached at dienhart@yahoo-inc.com.

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