Week 9 Rewind Podcast: Notre Dame, Kansas State vying with Oregon for No. 2

After passing another Big 12 test, Kansas State fans are believing the BCS hype. (US Presswire)

Five undefeated teams suffered their first loss of the season, and the advantage in a pair of BCS division races changed hands in a busy Week 9 for college football. Florida Gators 's loss to Georgia Bulldogs has opened up the No. 2 spot for Kansas State Wildcats , Notre Dame Fighting Irish , and Oregon Ducks , in addition to allowing the Bulldogs to take control of a possible trip back to the SEC Championship Game.

The esteemed Tom Fornelli (@TomFornelli) joins me on the podcast to break down all the top action from the weekend. He explains how Notre Dame evolved from winning ugly games to contending for the BCS title, and how the Irish stack up against the rest of the top four. Stick around to the end for the Week 9's Honor Roll, which is highlighted by Clemson Tigers wide receiver Sammy Watkins , Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly and Central Michigan Chippewas running back Zurlon Tipton .

In a hurry? Check the contents below for specific topics.

0:00 - Fornelli Intro
1:09 - Why are Oregon fans so mad?
3:42 - How Notre Dame moved from "winning ugly" to national title contenders
6:45 - Have we seen the last of Tommy Rees ?
7:25 - Kansas State's impressive second half and road ahead
10:25 - Getting WAY ahead of ourselves talking potential Alabama Crimson Tide -Kansas State matchup
12:30 - Florida-Georgia: A battle of who could lose less
14:50 - Georgia's ugly win puts them in a great position moving forward
17:35 Ohio State Buckeyes 's  Braxton Miller , and the Buckeyes' biggest test
20:30 - Arizona Wildcats 's upset of USC and a clear separation in the Pac-12
23:40 - Nebraska Cornhuskers and the edge in the Legends Division
26:30 - Alabama rolling through Mississippi State Bulldogs
27:40 - Week 9 Honor Roll

Week 9 Rewind Honor Roll
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein
Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins
Boise State Broncos running back D.J. Harper
USC wide receiver Marqise Lee
Arizona wide receiver Austin Hill
Central Michigan running back Zurlon Tipton

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