No. 3 Notre Dame wary of No. 12 Syracuse
Third-ranked Notre Dame controls its destiny with two games remaining in the regular season.
No. 25 Boise State aims for 6th straight win
A week ago, Boise State senior quarterback Brett Rypien spoke hopefully about a "storybook ending" to the No. 25 Broncos' season.
Clay Helton: Feel supported by USC, AD Lynn Swann amid tough year
In a team meeting earlier this week, Clay Helton said he told his players he plans to be at USC for another 15 years.
No. 22 Northwestern goes to Minnesota as division champion
It's surprising enough that No. 22 Northwestern has won the Big Ten West, even more shocking when you consider the Wildcats wrapped up the title with two conference games to go.
No. 20 BC tries to keep Florida State down
For the better part of 10 years, Florida State beat up Boston College time and again.
No. 21 Utah in title hunt as it faces struggling Colorado
It is called the Rumble in the Rockies, Utah's rivalry with Pac-12 foe Colorado.
|RK||Team||Rec||Pts||Trend||Last Week||Next Week|
|1||AlabamaALA(56)||13-1||1400||1||vs #3 Notre Dame W 42-14||—|
|2||OregonORE||12-1||1322||1||vs #11 Kansas State W 35-17||—|
|3||Notre DameND||12-1||1253||2||vs #1 Alabama L 42-14||—|
|4||GeorgiaUGA||12-2||1213||1||vs #23 Nebraska W 45-31||—|
|5||Texas A&MTA&M||11-2||1171||4||vs #15 Oklahoma W 41-13||—|
|6||StanfordSTAN||12-2||1167||2||vs Wisconsin W 20-14||—|
|7||South CarolinaSC||11-2||1064||3||vs Michigan W 33-28||—|
|8||Florida StateFSU||12-2||942||4||vs #24 Northern Illinois W 31-10||—|
|9||ClemsonCLEM||11-2||916||4||vs #12 LSU W 25-24||—|
|10||FloridaFLA||11-2||886||6||vs #13 Louisville L 33-23||—|
|11||Kansas StateKSU||11-2||841||5||vs #2 Oregon L 35-17||—|
|12||LSULSU||10-3||775||5||vs #9 Clemson L 25-24||—|
|13||LouisvilleLOU||11-2||772||5||vs #10 Florida W 33-23||—|
|14||Boise StateBSU||11-2||633||1||vs Washington W 28-26||—|
|15||OklahomaOKLA||10-3||600||4||vs #5 Texas A&M L 41-13||—|
|16||NorthwesternNW||10-3||580||1||vs Mississippi State W 34-20||—|
|17||Utah StateUSU||11-2||444||3||vs Toledo W 41-15||—|
|18||TexasTEX||9-4||398||7||vs #19 Oregon State W 31-27||—|
|19||Oregon StateORST||9-4||366||5||vs #18 Texas L 31-27||—|
|20||VanderbiltVAN||9-4||248||NR||vs NC State W 38-24||—|
|21||San Jose StateSJSU||11-2||244||3||vs Bowling Green W 29-20||—|
|22||CincinnatiCIN||10-3||186||NR||vs Duke W 48-34||—|
|23||NebraskaNEB||10-4||175||2||vs #4 Georgia L 45-31||—|
|24||Northern IllinoisNIU||12-2||156||8||vs #8 Florida State L 31-10||—|
|25||TulsaTLSA||11-3||110||NR||vs Iowa State W 31-17||—|
Dropped from rankings: UCLA 19, Michigan 22, Wisconsin 23
Others receiving votes: Michigan 101, UCLA 75, Baylor 52, Oklahoma State 36, Wisconsin 18, UCF 15, Arkansas State 13, Arizona State 10, Rutgers 9, Kent State 5, Louisiana Tech 2, Ohio 1, Arizona 1