A Week to Forget: Poor Northwestern

11/3/13 in NCAAF   |   BlakeLovell   |   86 respect

Nov 2, 2013; Lincoln, NE, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers receiver Jordan Westerkamp (1) celebrates with fans after scoring the game-winning touchdown against the Northwestern Wildcats at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska won 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY SportsThere were no major Top 25 upsets this week in college football, but that doesn't mean that there weren't a few teams who were extremely disappointed after Saturday.

Let's take a look at the teams that will be hoping to wipe away the memories of week 10:

Texas Tech Red Raiders (L 52-34 vs. Oklahoma State)

Everyone loved them some Texas Tech two weeks ago. But the Red Raiders have lost two straight, with yesterday's 18-point home loss to the Cowboys being the most disappointing. Kliff Kingsbury's team got down 21-0 in a hurry and despite cutting the lead to four by halftime, couldn't get the stops in the second half to win. The schedule keeps getting tougher, with Kansas State, Baylor, and Texas remaining.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons (L 13-0 at Syracuse)

There seems to be one ACC snoozer every week, and that award for week 10 goes to this game. Being the loser in that game is never good, which is why Wake Forest is here this week. The only scoring happened in a three minute span in the third quarter, but after the Demon Deacons lost star wide receiver Michael Campanaro in the first quarter to a broken collarbone, we knew it wouldn't be a pretty outing for Jim Grobe's team.

Virginia Tech Hokies (L 34-27 at Boston College)

A few weeks ago, the Hokies were a top 15 team. Since then, they've lost to Duke and Boston College. The common theme in both games was turnovers, as Frank Beamer's team committed four in each. Luckily, things get easier next week when they travel to Miami. Yeah, I'm kidding. If they don't take care of the ball against the Hurricanes, we could have a major blowout on our hands.

Michigan Wolverines (L 29-6 at Michigan State)

When you have negative rushing yards for a game, that's never usually a good sign. When that number is a whopping -48, it's even worse. The Michigan offense was officially introduced to the ridiculously good Michigan State defense and it resulted in a one-sided affair with the Spartans coming out on top. Losing is one thing, but being controlled from start to finish by your rival is another. Not a good week for the Wolverines.

Northwestern Wildcats (L 27-24 at Nebraska)

What do you even say here? Northwestern was seconds away from ending an excruciating four-game losing streak. One Hail Mary later, and the Wildcats had lost yet again. Those of you who believe in curses might want to look into this one. I'd like to say that things will get better, but unfortunately, Michigan and Michigan State are the next two teams on the schedule.

Which team do you think had the worst week in college football? Let us know by commenting below!
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