Another great month of college football

USC and its Song Girls may be the top two teams in the land, but there were plenty of other things to celebrate in the second month of the season.

Originally Published: November 1, 2005
By Beano Cook | ESPN Insider
As the leaves change and provide a panoramic backdrop en route to stadiums and tailgate parties all over the country, in the midst of harvest and autumn festivals, there is no Octoberfest quite like the one on college football's grand stage.

Especially this year.

This October in college football may go many years before its performance is topped -- in this sport or any other.

Beano Cook

College Football
Carroll H. "Beano" Cook joined ESPN in March 1986 and served as a college football studio commentator and occasional sideline reporter, in addition to offering college football commentary on ESPN Radio. He died in October 2012.