The national title contenders began to pull away from the good-but-not-great pack during the fourth weekend of college football action. As per usual, there were a handful of SEC teams among the vanguard.
LSU leapfrogged Oklahoma for the No. 1 spot in the AP poll as a result of its dominating performance against West Virginia in Morgantown on Saturday night. Meanwhile, Alabama rolled over Arkansas thanks in large part to suffocating defense.
In the supposedly stable Big 12, Oklahoma State took advantage of a third quarter collapse by Texas A&M to pull out a 30-29 victory. The come-from-behind win at College Station establishes the Cowboys as the Sooners main competition in the Big 12.
Once again, we've compiled some of the most captivating images from the week that was in college football.