The Spartans' Mel Tucker, along with Kentucky's Mark Stoops and Wake's Dave Clawson, are among those whose stock has risen in our midseason check-in.
With the release of the latest AP poll, here's what is next up for each team in the new rankings.
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Oregon, Kansas and Boise State brought fashion to the gridiron, highlighting some of the best fits in college football for Week 7.
Fresh off the ESPN 300 update, Alabama moves past Notre Dame in search of back-to-back No. 1 classes, while Oklahoma and Georgia are also climbing.
— Gerry Bohanon saw something in his Baylor teammates during the week with the offense coming off a poor showing that helped knocked the Bears out of the Top 25.
— Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy is trying to wrap his mind around these low-scoring games in what once was the wide-open Big 12.
Alabama hosts Ole Miss, SMU continues to troll TCU and the games you need to watch in Week 5.
What has worked and what still needs improvement to keep the wins coming for Michigan, Notre Dame, Kentucky, Boston College, Baylor, Ole Miss and Maryland.
Where do teams stand after a week of upsets and chaos in college football? Find out in this week's Power Rankings.
— Dave Aranda spoke proudly this week about how Baylor had established an offensive identity on the ground this season.
Texas leapt Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Ohio State to climb within the top five, while Stanford and South Carolina also rose.
— Abram Smith and Tristan Ebner both rushed for more than 100 yards in the first half, and Baylor scored touchdowns on its first seven possessions in a 66-7 victory over Texas Southern on Saturday night.