Well, here we are in Week 5 of the actual season, Week 2 of the SEC season and Week Minus-3 of the Big Ten season, and already our first Separation Saturday is here.
Iowa State vault themselves to the driver's seat of the Big 12 title race Saturday night in Ames. Really, they can.
Jimbo Fisher tries to move Nick Saban's former assistants to 1-for-20 against the old boss.
And Auburn and Georgia play a massive game that will leave one of them behind the 8-ball in their respective division races.
Not bad for a season that just got started.