Remember when our mothers told us not to make assumptions?
The college football world assumed that Ohio State would roll past Penn State and Northwestern, only to have the Buckeyes lose one game and look vulnerable in the other. Now, they welcome an upstart Nebraska into Columbus.
Some might assume Alabama is on its way to an undefeated regular season, but a surging LSU with a phenomenal running back and an inspired interim coach could make life hard for the Tide in Death Valley.
The lesson? Don't assume anything. Welcome to college football in November.