Alabama got better, new coaches got humbled, and Dan Mullen got down. We're one-third of the way through the season, so let's review what's happened.
Minnesota sophomore safety Antoine Winfield Jr. is out for the rest of the season after injuring his left foot in the first quarter of the Big Ten opener at Maryland.
Wake Forest has fired defensive coordinator Jay Sawvel, coach Dave Clawson announced Sunday, the day after the Demon Deacons' 56-27 loss to Notre Dame.
After being out the first four games of the season, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he expects running back Dexter Williams to play this week against Stanford.
Can Ohio State not just make the playoff but reach the CFP title game? One of our bowl experts thinks so with Urban Meyer back on the sideline.
LSU jumped over Oklahoma, but the top 10 remained mostly unchanged in the AP college football poll. In the bottom half of the poll, five teams entered the Top 25 on Sunday, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007.
|RK||Team||Rec||Pts||Trend||Last Week||Next Week|
|1||Florida StateFSU(59)||14-0||1475||—||vs #2 Auburn W 34-31||—|
|2||AuburnAUB||12-2||1388||—||vs #1 Florida State L 34-31||—|
|3||Michigan StateMSU||13-1||1375||1||vs #10 Stanford W 24-20||—|
|4||South CarolinaSC||11-2||1219||4||vs #21 Wisconsin W 34-24||—|
|5||MissouriMIZ||12-2||1200||4||vs #17 Oklahoma State W 41-31||—|
|6||OklahomaOKLA||11-2||1189||4||vs #8 Alabama W 45-31||—|
|7||ClemsonCLEM||11-2||1091||4||vs #10 Ohio State W 40-35||—|
|8||AlabamaALA||11-2||1086||5||vs #6 Oklahoma L 45-31||—|
|9||OregonORE||11-2||975||3||vs Texas W 30-7||—|
|10||Ohio StateOSU||12-2||872||4||vs #7 Clemson L 40-35||—|
|StanfordSTAN||11-3||872||3||vs #3 Michigan State L 24-20||—|
|12||UCFUCF||12-1||865||3||vs #13 Baylor W 52-42||—|
|13||BaylorBAY||11-2||796||8||vs #12 UCF L 52-42||—|
|14||LSULSU||10-3||719||—||vs Iowa W 21-14||—|
|15||LouisvilleLOU||12-1||703||1||vs Miami W 36-9||—|
|16||UCLAUCLA||10-3||597||2||vs Virginia Tech W 42-12||—|
|17||Oklahoma StateOKST||10-3||587||4||vs #5 Missouri L 41-31||—|
|18||Texas A&MTA&M||9-4||443||3||vs #22 Duke W 52-48||—|
|19||USCUSC||10-4||313||NR||vs Fresno State W 45-20||—|
|20||Arizona StateASU||10-4||302||3||vs Texas Tech L 37-23||—|
|21||WisconsinWIS||9-4||266||2||vs #4 South Carolina L 34-24||—|
|22||DukeDUKE||10-4||202||1||vs #18 Texas A&M L 52-48||—|
|23||VanderbiltVAN||9-4||180||NR||vs Houston W 41-24||—|
|24||Notre DameND||9-4||125||NR||vs Rutgers W 29-16||—|
|25||NebraskaNEB||9-4||123||NR||vs Georgia W 24-19||—|
Dropped from rankings: Fresno State 20, Northern Illinois 23, Georgia 24, Miami 25
Others receiving votes: Washington 67, Fresno State 54, Northern Illinois 21, Marshall 17, Texas Tech 13, Kansas State 11, Ole Miss 7, Texas 4, Miami 4, Cincinnati 3, East Carolina 3, North Texas 2, Arizona 2, Utah State 2, Navy 1, Louisiana 1