The “Surfaris” had a catchy, top-10 tune in the 1960s that was all the rage.
It was called “Saturday.”
I mean, it was called “Wipe Out,” but it sounded just like Saturday.
The song was instrumental but hey, so was USC’s big win at Washington.
The ink had barely dried on last week’s printing of the College Football Playoff ranking, a perfect piece of collective craftsmanship that had all the major undefeated teams meticulously listed, one through four.
Now the committee has to wipe its big board clean and basically rethink this year’s Alabama Invitational.
If you went just by the only unbeaten teams left, this year’s championship game would be Alabama vs. Western Michigan. Except, we know that’s not going to happen because the title is played Monday night and, last time we checked, Western Michigan only plays on Tuesdays.
We are presently in a mid-November fine mess because five of the top 10 teams in the CFP ranking lost. That included No. 2 Clemson, No.3 Michigan, No. 4 Washington, No. 8 Texas A&M and No. 9 Auburn.
It was the first time 2, 3 and 4 took a header on the same regular-season Saturday since Oct. 19, 1985.
Alabama, a 51-3 home winner over Mississippi State, must be staring down from Mt. Tuscaloosa and laughing at the carnage in the valley below.
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