Kirk Herbstreit was very impressed with these teams and players during Week 4 of the college football weekend.
Herbstreit was very busy on Saturday, shooting College GameDay in New York before flying to Iowa City to call the Hawkeyes' game against Penn State.
He managed to stay up on the happenings in the college football world, though, and this morning, added some more takeaways from Week 4.
Herbie had already tweeted about TCU's huge performance against Oklahoma State, and obviously saw Penn State's Saquon Barkley up close. Those were the No. 1 team and player performances of the week, according to the ESPN star.
The results for those selections this week:
TCU defeated Oklahoma State 44-31 on the road in Stillwater, for a huge statement Big 12 victory. Darius Anderson rushed for 160 yards and three touchdowns, and went for 41 receiving yards against the Pokes, to earn the No. 5 spot on Herbstreit's players list.
Washington went on the road to Colorado and thumped the Buffaloes 37-10.
Alabama lit up Vanderbilt, which had looked very impressive through three weeks, 59-0.
NC State pulled off an upset of one of the ACC's superpowers, beating Florida State 27-21 in Tallahassee. Bradley Chubb was huge for the Wolfpack, recording seven total tackles and two sacks.
Notre Dame went on the road to Michigan State and cruised to a 38-18 victory.
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley rushed for 211 yards and a touchdown and led the Nittany Lions with 94 receiving yards in a 21-19 win at Iowa.
Christian Kirk paced Texas A&M with 110 yards and two touchdowns, and housed a kick-off 100 yards for a score in Texas A&M's dramatic 50-43 win vs. Arkansas in Arlington.
Chase Winovich led Michigan with six tackles, four tackles for loss, and three sacks in a 28-10 win at Purdue.
Alabama and TCU, two of the teams that Herbstreit highlighted here, are also in his current top four, which he unveiled on Sunday.