Hello and welcome to the week nine edition of the college football awards, where the second half of the season started and left us with several statements made by the title game contenders, while two teams left the ranks of the unbeaten.

This week...Alabama, Florida State, Oregon & Ohio State all make their case for BCS glory, Missouri now has something in common with the plot line of a beloved Jim Carrey movie, and Texas Tech comes back to reality.

Also this week...Texas resurrected, and Maryland's football helmets set a new "standard."

For what...we're not sure.

Also, sorry for no Halloween theme this week (if you're into that sort of thing).

Let's get started...