College football rankings: Sun Belt upsets shake up SI’s Top 10

We bow down earlier than our new overlords, the Sun Belt Conference. Who knew, proper? A league that not way back was thought-about the very backside of the FBS barrel instantly is toast of the game, scoring a trio of seismic upsets on a Saturday that appeared sleepy coming in and become a furniture-on-the-lawn rager.

(As this chaotic great thing about a sport so usually does.)

Often known as the Fun Belt, the league morphed into the Stun Belt on Saturday, scoring wins over three established powers.

Score one for realignment savvy, with the Sun Belt choosing off Marshall and others from Conference USA—after which fast-tracking their membership for this season. The Thundering Herd (2-0) paid off on that wager instantly by surprising Notre Dame, pushing the Fighting Irish season to the precipice after solely two video games. Marcus Freeman is now 0-3 because the coach of the Irish, and whereas the primary two losses have been comprehensible, this was not. It’s the worst Notre Dame loss for the reason that Charlie Weis Era, a minimum of.

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