Over the course of a college football season, you’re bound to see a number of outstanding performances by players who look like gods among men. Those incredible individual displays could be the result of exceptional game plans, tremendous offensive lines, or the simple fact that the player in question is the next great NFLer who’s squaring off against future insurance salesmen. Whatever the reason, if a college athlete is able to perform at a high level for an entire season, he’s immortalized with a Maxwell Award, Heisman Trophy, All-American selection, or in rare cases, each of the three.
Luckily, for players to make this list, all they had to do was post one monster game in their four years at school. That being said, most of these dudes weren’t one-hit wonders (in college, that is). Here are the 10 greatest individual performances in college football history.