Having passed the first month of the college football season, it’s time to look back at the early overreaction with the large sample size for teams in and around the top 25. The early findings in September may be dangerous, but they are far more accurate than previous misconceptions. formed after a game or two at the start.

The college football regular season is a chore, and there are several programs that have recovered from the struggle to change the narrative a few games before midseason. Take a look at Texas A&M, whose season was on the brink of collapse after a loss to Appalachian State that narrowly knocked Aggie out of the top five in a single weekend.

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Jimbo Fischer was burned after that setback, and what has happened since has been a marked turnaround for a team whose goals for the season are still achievable. This is one of the many examples we will look at in these overreactions.

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Here are 10 teams we know more about as we start week five after previous opinions fell flat.