Defenses dominate season's first month
Potent offenses at USC and Texas dominated in 2005, but it's become clear this season's championship chase is all about great defenses, writes Chris Fowler.
Ohio State's weakness was supposed to be its new faces on defense. Instead, the Bucks have been carried so far by their D, while the touted offense has been just good enough. Auburn, USC, Texas, LSU, Georgia and Virginia Tech have been more impressive on that side of the ball, too. Make that much more impressive.
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