NCAA FBS Rankings Week 4:

  1. Georgia 3-0 (SEC): The Bulldogs beat South Carolina 48-7 and are clearly playing like the best team in the nation.
  2. Alabama 3-0 (SEC): Alabama dominated UL Monroe 63-7 last week. The Crimson Tide continue to dominate against non Power 5 conference schools, in a way no other team does.
  3. USC 3-0 (Pac-12): USC closed out Fresno State 45-17. The Trojans have dominated every game they are in thus far, and given how good Rice has been the last two weeks, it appears that USC are much better than we thought.
  4. Ohio State 3-0 (Big Ten): The Buckeyes finally came out fully against a good team. Ohio State won 77-21 against Toledo.
  5. Clemson 3-0 (ACC): Clemson won 48-20 against Louisana Tech and improved their previous bad play they had suffered against Furman a week before.
  6. Oklahoma 3-0 (Big 12): Oklahoma won against Nebraska 49-14.
  7. Michigan 3-0 (Big Ten): Michigan beat Colorado State 51-7, Hawaii 56-10, and now UCONN 59-0.
  8. Oklahoma State 3-0 (Big 12): Oklahoma State won 63-7 against Arkasas Pine Bluff. The Cowboys have a real test next week with Baylor.
  9. Washington 3-0 (Pac-12): Washington defeated Michigan State 39-28. The Huskies are really good so far this season, and will have another chance for a good win against Stanford next week.
  10. Kentucky 3-0 (SEC): Kentucky continues to impress with a 31-0 win over FCS Youngstown State.
  11. Oregon State 3-0 (Pac-12): Oregon State beat one of FCS best teams last season, Montana State, 68-28. The Beavers also have beaten Boise State and Fresno State.
  12. Tennessee 3-0 (SEC): Tennessee defeated Akron 63-6. But, their undefeated season looks to be in jeopardy when they play at home to Florida this week.
  13. Ole Miss 3-0 (SEC): Ole Miss has continued to improve with each game. They went from struggling against Troy with an eventual comfortable win, 28-10, to defeating Georgia Tech this past week, 42-0.
  14. Arkansas 3-0 (SEC): Arkansas has won a lot of closer games this season, and they have been good wins. However, the Razorbacks struggled last week against the FCS Missouri State Bears, in a 38-27 win.
  15. Oregon 2-1 (Pac-12): Oregon defeated a really good BYU team, 41-20. The Ducks might have lost to Georgia very badly, but have sense improved greatly.
  16. Penn State 3-0 (Big Ten): Penn State had a close win over Purdue, 35-31, and then the Nittany Lions defeated the Ohio Bobcats 46-10 and then just defeated the Auburn Tigers 41-12.
  17. Syracuse 3-0 (ACC): Syracuse has now knocked off an ACC foe, 31-7 against Louisville, and a Big Ten team, Purdue, 32-29.
  18. NC State 3-0 (ACC): NC State won 27-14 at home against Texas Tech. NC State was up 27-7 too, and Texas Tech had been undefeated.
  19. Florida State 3-0 (ACC): FSU defeated Louisville 35-31 this past week and improved upon their undefeated season.
  20. Texas 2-1 (Big 12): Texas (Austin) won a very good game against in-state foe, UTSA, 41-20. This was an impressive win after coming off of a close loss to Alabama.
  21. Florida 2-1 (SEC): Florida has played in close games in each of these games. They defeated South Florida 31-28 last week. This week will be a difficult away game against Tennessee.
  22. Utah 2-1 (Pac-12): Utah won 35-7 against San Diego State.
  23. Wake Forrest 3-0 (ACC): Wake Forrest defeated undefeated Liberty last week, 37-36.
  24. Washington State 3-0 (Pac-12): Washington State won 38-7 against Colorado State.
  25. Minnesota 3-0 (Big Ten): Minnesota won 49-7 against Colorado. The Golden Gophers have dominated each of their games, but they have had an easier schedule.
  • TCU 2-0 (Big 12): TCU was on a bye last week.
  • Pittsburgh 2-1 (ACC): The Panthers defeated Western Michigan 34-13. Pittsburgh’s loss was to a very good Tennessee team 27-34.
  • Iowa State 3-0 (Big 12): ISU beat Ohio 43-10 and is now 3-0.
  • Cincinnati 2-1 (AAC): Cincinnati won 38-17 in a rivalry game against Miami (Ohio).
  • Arizona 2-1 (Pac-12): Arizona won 31-28 over North Dakota State, which was the Bison’s first FBS loss in their last six tries.
  • Kansas 3-0 (Big 12): The Jayhawks won 48-30 against Houston who is a really good team. This Kansas win was their third in a row.
  • Indiana 3-0 (Big Ten): The Hoosiers beat WKU 33-30 (OT) to go to 3-0.
  • Texas A&M 2-1 (SEC): Texas A&M won 17-9 against a very good Miami side.
  • BYU 2-1 (Independent): BYU lost to Oregon last week 20-41.
  • Baylor 2-1 (Big 12): Baylor had a loss in overtime to BYU, but rebounded with a 42-7 win over Texas State.

Conference: Out of Conference record;

  1. SEC: 31-5; Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee Ole Miss, Arkansas, Florida, Texas A&M, LSU, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Auburn, Missouri, Vanderbuilt
  2. Big 12: 23-5; Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, TCU, Iowa State, Kansas, Baylor, Texas Tech, Kansas State, West Virginia
  3. Pac-12: 24-9; USC, Washington, Oregon State, Oregon, Utah, Washington State, Arizona, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Arizona State, Colorado
  4. ACC: 28-6; Clemson, Syracuse, NC State, Florida State, Wake Forrest, Pittsburgh, Miami, Duke, North Carolina, Louisville, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Boston College
  5. Big Ten: 27-8; Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Minnesota, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa, Purdue, Northwestern, Nebraska, Rutgers
  6. Mountain West: 16-16; Fresno State, Boise State, Wyoming, Air Force, UNLV, San Jose State, San Diego State, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah State, Colorado State, Hawaii
  7. AAC: 17-13; Cincinnati, Tulane, East Carolina, SMU, UCF, South Florida, Tulsa, Memphis, Temple, Navy
  8. Sun Belt: 20-19; James Madison, Coastal Carolina, South Alabama, Appalachian State, Marshall, Old Dominion, Troy, Louisiana-Lafayette, Georgia Southern, Southern Mississippi, Texas State, Georgia State, Louisiana-Monroe
  9. C-USA: 17-19; UTSA, Western Kentucky, UAB, Rice, FAU, Middle Tennessee State, Lousiana Tech, North Texas, UTEP, FIU, Charlotte
  10. MAC: 12-22; Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan, Central Michigan, Toledo, Northern Illinois, Kent State, Ohio, Bowling Green, Miami (Ohio), Ball State, Akron, Buffalo

Independents: 8-15; BYU, Notre Dame, Liberty, Army, UCONN, UMASS, NMSU

Photo from Jennifer Buchanan / The Seattle Times


Published by CK 22

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