Week 3’s slate of college football matchups couldn’t quite live up to the upset-fest that was Week 2, but it was an eventful Saturday, nonetheless.
The defining theme this week was the hot seat. We saw the second coach firing of the season, as Arizona State fired Herm Edwards and became the latest Power Five program to go shopping for a head coach.
Some embattled coaches managed to reverse the narrative, while others all but sealed their fates. Regardless, Week 3 gave us a lot more clarity on a number of situations around the country. These storylines dominated a weekend that didn’t see many shakeups at the top of the sport, though it still featured some thrilling outcomes.
With that in mind, here are the winners and losers from the third week of the college football season.