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Calm weekend sets up huge matchups

A rather ordinary college football Saturday was merely the calm before this week's storm.

Originally Published: October 27, 2003
By Trev Alberts | Special to ESPN.com

Nothing too shocking or surprising happened over the weekend -- with the possible exception of Michigan thoroughly dominating Purdue -- and it seemed many teams were playing with one eye on this week's big matchups.

That was certainly the case for teams like Oklahoma and Colorado on a workmanlike Saturday for most top programs. Not a lot of statements were made, but we did see reality checks for teams like Northern Illinois.

It was the perfect definition of "the calm before the storm". ...

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