Bama Shuts Out LSU 29-0 For SEC Championship Game Berth

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Week Eleven

Bama Shuts Out LSU 29-0 For SEC Championship Berth
Georgia Beats Kentucky For Conference Title Game Matchup

Players of  the Week
Offense – QB Will Grier – West Virginia
Defense – DT Quinnen Williams – Alabama

Team of the Week – Alabama beats LSU
Upset of the Week –   Missouri beats Florida, SMU beats Houston

Games of Week Ten –
Auburn (6-3) at Georgia (8-1)
Clemson (8-0) at Boston College (7-2)

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Top 25 Teams – Week Ten
Draft Insiders’

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 Alabama – 9-0
2 Clemson – 9-0
3 Notre Dame – 9-0
4 Georgia – 8-1
5 Michigan – 8-1
6 UCF   – 8-0
7 Oklahoma – 8-1
8 West Virginia – 7-1
9 Ohio St – 8-1
10 Washington St – 8-1
11 LSU – 7-2
12 Kentucky –   7-2
13 Utah St – 8-1
14 Syracuse – 7-2
15 Fresno St – 8-1
16 North Carolina St – 6-2
17 Texas – 6-3
18 Mississippi St – 6-3
19 Washington – 7-3
20 Boston College – 7-2
21 Florida – 6-3
22 Cincinnati – 8-1
23 Penn State – 6-3
24 Iowa St – 5-3
25 Utah – 6-3

Coaches Top 25 Poll

Rank/ Team / Record / Points
1 Alabama (63)  9-0        1599
2 Clemson (1)    9-0        1537
3 Notre Dame    9-0        1464
4 Michigan        8-1        1390
5 Georgia          8-1        1347
6 Oklahoma      8-1        1272
7 Ohio State      8-1        1109
8 West Virginia  7-1        1108
9 Washington State       8-1        1076
10 LSU 7-2        1063
11 UCF 8-0        1054
12 Kentucky      7-2        761
13 Syracuse      7-2        625
14 Boston College         7-2        580
15 Mississippi State      6-3        567
16 Utah State    8-1        565
17 Fresno State 8-1        490
18 Washington  7-3        463
19 Texas           6-3        433
20 Penn State   6-3        375
21 Florida         6-3        340
22 NC State      6-2        327
23 Cincinnati     8-1        207
24 Utah 6-3        184
25 Iowa State    5-3        151

Dropped from rankings: Houston 17, Iowa 18, Virginia 22

Others receiving votes: Michigan State 144, Auburn 106, Iowa 87, UAB 64, Wisconsin 64, Oregon 51, Houston 41, Army 34, Buffalo 22, Texas A&M 16, San Diego State 15, Purdue 13, Boise State 12, Duke 11, Pittsburgh 10, South Florida 10, South Carolina 7, Missouri 2, Appalachian State 2, North Texas 1, Northwestern 1

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Bama Faces LSU in SEC Classic Matchup – Top 25 Teams

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Week Ten

Bama Faces LSU in SEC Classic Matchup
Penn St. Plays Michigan in. Key Big Ten East Contest

Players of Week
Offense – QB Nick Fitzgerald – Mississippi St
Defense – DE Yelur Gross-Matos – Penn St.

Team of the Week – Oklahoma St beats Texas, Georgia beats Florida
Upset of the Week – Arizona over Oregon

Games of Week Ten –
Alabama (8-0) at LSU (7-1)
Penn St (6-2) at Michigan (7-1)

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Top 25 Teams – Week Nine
Draft Insiders’

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 Alabama – 8-0
2 Clemson – 8-0
3 Notre Dame – 8-0
4 LSU   – 7-1
5 UCF   – 7-0
6 Georgia – 7-1
7 Michigan – 7-1
8 Ohio St – 7-1
9 Oklahoma – 7-1
10 Washington St – 7-1
11 Kentucky –   7-1
12 Florida – 6-2
13 West Virginia – 6-1
14 Texas – 6-2
15 Penn St – 6-2
16 Iowa – 6-2
17 Utah – 6-2
18 Utah St – 7-1
19 Houston – 7-1
20 Fresno St – 7-1
21 Syracuse – 6-2
22 Mississippi St – 5-3
23 Virginia – 6-2
24 Washington – 6-3
25 Texas A&M – 5-3

Coaches Top 25 Poll

Rank/ Team / Record / Points
1 Alabama (62)  8-0        1598
2 Clemson (2)    8-0        1537
3 Notre Dame    8-0        1458
4 LSU   7-1        1403
5 Michigan        7-1        1295
6 Georgia          7-1        1295
7 Oklahoma      7-1        1190
8 Ohio State      7-1        1096
9 UCF   7-0        1082
10 West Virginia            6-1        992
11 Washington State     7-1        962
12 Kentucky      7-1        932
13 Penn State   6-2        791
14 Florida         6-2        743
15 Texas           6-2        721
16 Utah 6-2        620
17 Houston       7-1        380
18 Iowa 6-2        356
19 Washington  6-3        285
20 Utah State    7-1        281
21 Mississippi State      5-3        226
22 Virginia        6-2        207
23 Fresno State 7-1        191
24 Syracuse      6-2        183
25 Boston College         6-2        171

Dropped from rankings: Texas A&M 17, Wisconsin 19, South Florida 20, Oregon 21, NC State 22, Stanford 23, Miami 25

Others receiving votes: Texas A&M 167, Cincinnati 116, South Florida 87, Michigan State 48, Wisconsin 41, Northwestern 40, NC State 40, Miami 38, Georgia Southern 32, Oklahoma State 31, UAB 24, Auburn 21, Stanford 21, Oregon 20, San Diego State 16, Buffalo 14, Army 13, South Carolina 11, Florida Intl 6, Iowa State 6, Virginia Tech 5, Pittsburgh 3, Duke 3, Boise State 2




Bama and Clemson Head Rankings – Top 25 Teams

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Week Nine

Bama and Clemson Head Tops
Irish Rested For Playoff Push
LSU Joins Top Four Rankings

 Players of Week
Offense – QB Kyler Murray – Oklahoma
Defense – LB Austin Robinson – Houston

Team of the Week – Michigan beats Michigan St, Washington St beats Oregon
Upset of the Week – Purdue beats Ohio St

Games of Week Nine – Georgia (6-1) vs Florida (6-1) at Jacksonville, Fl
Washington St (6-1) at Stanford (5-2)

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Top 25 Teams – Week Eight
Draft Insiders’ Rankings

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 Alabama – 8-0
2 Clemson – 7-0
3 Notre Dame – 7-0
4 LSU   – 7-1
5 UCF   – 7-0
6 Michigan – 7-1
7 Georgia – 6-1
8 Texas – 6-1
9 Ohio St – 7-1
10 Oklahoma – 6-1
11 Florida – 6-1
12 West Virginia – 5-1
13 Kentucky –   6-1
14 Washington St – 6-1
15 Washington – 6-2
16 Cincinnati – 6-1
17 South Florida – 7-0
18 Iowa – 6-1
19 Oregon – 5-2
20 Texas A&M – 5-2
21 North Carolina St – 5-1
22 Stanford – 5-2
23 Penn St – 5-2
24 Wisconsin – 5-2
25 Utah – 5-2

Coaches Top 25 Poll

Rank/ Team / Record / Points
1 Alabama (60)  8-0        1548
2 Clemson (2)    7-0        1488
3 Notre Dame    7-0        1409
4 LSU   7-1        1352
5 Michigan        7-1        1228
6 Georgia          6-1        1207
7 Texas 6-1        1146
8 Oklahoma      6-1        1075
9 Ohio State      7-1        1030
10 UCF 7-0        1008
11 Florida         6-1        968
12 West Virginia            5-1        794
13 Washington  6-2        729
14 Kentucky      6-1        689
15 Washington State     6-1        633
16 Penn State   5-2        606
17 Texas A&M  5-2        583
18 Iowa 6-1        447
19 Wisconsin    5-2        430
20 South Florida            7-0        390
21 Oregon        5-2        383
22 NC State      5-1        222
23 Stanford      5-2        180
24 Utah 5-2        107
25 Miami           5-2        95

Dropped from rankings: Cincinnati 21, Colorado 25
Others receiving votes: Appalachian State 78, Utah State 63, San Diego State 62, Houston 30, Cincinnati 30, Fresno State 22, Mississippi State 18, Virginia 17, Auburn 13, Colorado 9, Buffalo 9, Army 8, Duke 8, Texas Tech 8, Purdue 7, UAB 6, South Carolina 5, Virginia Tech 4, Syracuse 3, Georgia Southern 2, Michigan State 1




Tide Continues to Roll, Irish Moves Up Into Top Four

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Week Eight
Tide Rolls, Irish Moves Up Into Top Four

    LSU and Michigan Join Top Ten Rankings
Four Top Ten Clubs Lose to Shuffle Polls

Players of Week
Offense – QB Jarrett Guarantano – Tennessee
Defense – S Khari Willis – Michigan St

Team of the Week – LSU beats Georgia, Oregon beats Washington
Upset of the Week – Iowa St beats West Virginia,

Games of Week Eight – Florida (6-1) vs Georgia (6-1) at Jacksonville,
North Carolina St (4-2) at Clemson (6-0), Michigan (6-1) at Michigan St (4-2)

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Draft Insiders’ – Top 25 Teams – Week Eight

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 Alabama – 7-0
2 Ohio St – 7-0
3 Clemson – 6-0
4 Notre Dame – 7-0
6 LSU   – 6-1
7 UCF   – 6-0
8 Georgia – 6-1
9 Oklahoma – 5-1
10 Michigan – 6-1
11 Florida – 6-1
12 Texas – 6-1
13 Oregon – 5-1
14 North Carolina St – 5-0
15 West Virginia – 5-1
16 Cincinnati – 6-0
17 South Florida – 5-0
18 Washington – 5-2
19 Iowa – 5-1
20 Texas A&M – 4-2
21 Kentucky –   5-1
22 Michigan St – 4-2
23 Penn St – 4-2
24 Washington St – 5-1
25 Colorado – 5-1

Coaches Top 25 Poll

Rank/ Team / Record / Points
1 Alabama (61)  7-0        1597
2 Ohio State (1) 7-0        1518
3 Clemson (2)    6-0        1484
4 Notre Dame    7-0        1408
5 LSU   6-1        1303
6 Georgia          6-1        1163
7 Michigan        6-1        1149
8 Texas            6-1        1138
9 UCF   6-0        1034
10 Oklahoma    5-1        1019
11 Oregon        5-1        927
12 Florida         6-1        918
13 West Virginia            5-1        768
14 Washington  5-2        682
15 NC State      5-0        637
16 Penn State   4-2        604
17 Kentucky      5-1        589
18 Texas A&M  5-2        501
19 Wisconsin    4-2        399
20 South Florida            6-0        346
21 Cincinnati     6-0        248
22 Iowa 5-1        218
23 Washington State     5-1        211
24 Stanford      4-2        147
25 Colorado      5-1        141

Dropped from rankings: Miami 15, Auburn 21

Others receiving votes:  Miami 124, Mississippi State 110, Michigan State 98, San Diego State 71, Duke 60, Appalachian State 55, Utah State 33, Utah 32, USC 25, Houston 7, Fresno State 6, South Carolina 5, Army 4, Virginia 4, Auburn 4, Virginia Tech 3, North Texas 3, Iowa State 3, Boston College 1, UAB 1, Texas Tech 1, Buffalo 1




Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Week Seven

Tide Rolls, Irish Moves Into Top Five
Clemson, Georgia & Ohio St Win
Big Matchups for Week Seven

Players of Week
Offense – RB Dexter Williams – Notre Dame
Defense – LB Josh Allen – Kentucky

Team of the Week – Florida beats LSU, Texas Wins Red River Battle with Oklahoma
Games of Week Seven – Georgia (6-0) at LSU (5-1), Washington (5-1) at Oregon (4-1)

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Top 25 Teams – Week Seven

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 Alabama –      6-0
2 Clemson –      6-0
3 Georgia –        6-0
4 Ohio St –        6-0
5 Notre Dame – 6-0
6 West Virginia – 5-0
7 Penn St –        4-1
8 Washington – 5-1
9 LSU   – 5-1
10 UCF – 5-0
11 Oklahoma – 5-1
12 Oregon –      4-1
13 Wisconsin – 4-1
14 Florida – 5-1
15 Michigan –    5-1
16 Texas – 5-1
17 Miami – 5-1
18 South Florida – 5-0
19 Kentucky –   5-1
20 North Carolina St – 5-0
21 Colorado –    5-0
22 Stanford –     4-2
23 Auburn –       4-2
24 Texas A&M – 4-2
25 Cincinnati – 6-0

Coaches Top 25 Poll

Rank/ Team / Record / Points
1 Alabama (61)  6-0        1597
2 Georgia          6-0        1496
3 Ohio State (1) 6-0        1476
4 Clemson (2)    6-0        1433
5 Notre Dame    6-0        1348
6 West Virginia  5-0        1249
7 Washington    5-1        1148
8 Penn State     4-1        1136
9 UCF   5-0        932
10 Wisconsin    4-1        916
11 Oklahoma    5-1        903
12 LSU 5-1        858
13 Michigan      5-1        86
14 Texas           5-1        833
15 Miami           5-1        657
16 Florida         5-1        633
17 Oregon        4-1        558
18 Colorado      5-0        513
19 NC State      5-0        413
20 Kentucky      5-1        381
21 Auburn         4-2        357
22 Texas A&M  4-2        205
23 South Florida            5-0        185
24 Stanford      4-2        156
25 Cincinnati     6-0        133

Dropped from rankings: Michigan State 19, Oklahoma State 21, Virginia Tech 23, Boise State 24

Others receiving votes: Washington State 113, Iowa 89, Mississippi State 67, Appalachian State 38, TCU 33, San Diego State 25, Utah 12, Utah State 11, South Carolina 10, Duke 8, Troy 8, Syracuse 6, Hawai’i 6, Boise State 6, Virginia Tech 2, Michigan State 1, Army 1, UAB 1, Fresno State 1




Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Week Five

Tide Rolls, Irish Wins vs Stanford
Ohio St Comes Back to Beat Penn St

Top Teams Remain Unbeaten
Big Matchups for Week Five

Players of Week
Offense – RB Travis Etienne – Clemson
Defense – DT Jerry Tillery – Notre Dame

Team of the Week – Ohio St beats Penn St, Kentucky beats Mississippi St
Games of Week Six – Oregon (3-1) at Washington (4-1)

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Draft Insiders’ – Top 25 Teams – Week Five
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama –      5-0
2 Clemson –      5-0
3 Georgia –        5-0
4 Ohio St –        5-0
5 Oklahoma –    5-0
6 LSU   – 5-0
7 Notre Dame – 5-0
8 West Virginia – 4-0
9 Penn St –        4-1
10 Stanford –     4-1
11 Washington – 4-1
12 Auburn –       4-1
13 Kentucky –   5-0
14 UCF – 4-0
15 Oregon –      4-1
16 Wisconsin – 3-1
17 Florida – 4-1
18 Miami – 4-1
19 Michigan –    4-1
20 Oklahoma St – 4-1
21 Michigan St –            3-1
22 Texas – 4-1
23 North Carolina St   4-0
24 Colorado –    4-0
25 Virginia Tech – 3-1

Coaches Top 25 Poll
Rank/ Team / Record / Points

1 Alabama (61)  5-0        1597
2 Georgia          5-0       1490
3 Ohio State (1) 5-0        1467
4 Clemson (2)    5-0        1417
5 Oklahoma      5-0        1313
6 LSU   5-0        1285
7 Notre Dame    5-0        1246
8 West Virginia  4-0        1055
9 Auburn           4-1        1049
10 Washington  4-1        1027
11 Penn State   4-1        1002
12 Wisconsin    3-1        797
13 UCF 4-0        763
14 Stanford      4-1        753
15 Kentucky      5-0        690
16 Michigan      4-1        627
17 Miami           4-1        587
18 Oregon        4-1        453
19 Michigan State         3-1        376
20 Texas           4-1        342
21 Oklahoma State        4-1        255
22 Colorado      4-0        170
23 Virginia Tech            3-1        167
24 Boise State  3-1        160
25 NC State      4-0        121

Dropped from rankings: Mississippi State 19, Duke 23

Others receiving votes: South Florida 109, Florida 105, Syracuse 48, Washington State 43, Cincinnati 42, TCU 40, Appalachian State 34, Texas A&M 31, Iowa 23, Missouri 21, Maryland 14, Mississippi State 13, USC 10, San Diego State 9, Boston College 9, Arizona State 8, South Carolina 6, Troy 5, California 5, Duke 5, BYU 4, Army 4, Louisiana Tech 2, Fresno State 1




Tide Pounds Texas A&M to Hold #1 Ranking

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Week Five

Tide Pounds Texas A&M to Hold #1 Ranking

Top Ten Teams Remain Unbeaten
Big Matchups for Week Five

Players of Week
Offense – QB Wes Grier – West Virginia
Defense – DE Oshane Ximines – Old Dominion

Team of the Week – Old Dominion beats Virginia Tech 49-35, Stanford beats Oregon 38-31 in OT
Games of Week Five – Stanford (4-0) at Notre Dame (4-0), Ohio St (4-0) at Penn St (4-0)
 
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Top 25 Teams – Week Four
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama –      4-0
2 Clemson –      4-0
3 Georgia –        4-0
4 Ohio St –        4-0
5 Oklahoma –    4-0
6 LSU   – 4-0
7 Stanford –       4-0
8 Notre Dame – 4-0
9 Penn St –        4-0
10 West Virginia –          3-0
11 Washington –            3-1
12 Auburn –       3-1
13 Kentucky        –     4-0
14 UCF –           3-0
15 Oregon –      3-1
16 Wisconsin – 3-1
17 Mississippi St – 3-1
18 Miami – 3-1
19 Michigan –    3-1
20 Oklahoma St –          3-1
21 Michigan St –            2-1
22 Duke – 4-0
23 Texas – 3-1
24 Boise St –     2-1
25 Virginia Tech – 2-1

Coaches Top 25 Poll
Rank/ Team / Record / Points

1 Alabama (61)  4-0        1597     —
2 Clemson (2)    4-0        1497     —
3 Georgia          4-0        1473     —
4 Ohio St (1)      4-0        1431     —
5 Oklahoma      4-0        1300     —
6 LSU   4-0        1234     —
7 Stanford        4-0        1206     —
8 Notre Dame    4-0        1135     —
9 Penn State     4-0        1108     —
10 Auburn         3-1        997       1
11 Washington  3-1        959       1
12 West Virginia            3-0        946       1
13 Wisconsin    3-1        776       3
14 UCF 3-0        705       4
15 Michigan      3-1        603       6
16 Miami           3-1        554       4
17 Kentucky      4-0        531       NR
18 Michigan State         2-1        376       5
19 Mississippi State      3-1        311       5
20 Oregon        3-1        281       1
21 Oklahoma State        3-1        199       6
22 Texas           3-1        171       NR
23 Duke            4-0        170       NR
24 Virginia Tech            2-1        160       14
25 Boise State  2-1        145       1

Dropped from rankings: TCU 17, Texas A&M 22, Boston College 25
Others receiving votes: BYU 141, South Florida 113, Syracuse 83, Colorado 73, TCU 67, NC State 61, Texas Tech 56, South Carolina 52, California 38, Washington State 34, Florida 29, Texas A&M 29, Appalachian State 25, Iowa 23, Cincinnati 22, North Texas 17, Missouri 14, Maryland 9, Boston College 8, USC 8, Arizona State 8, San Diego State 6, Troy 5, Army 4, Arkansas State 3, Virginia 3, Utah 2, Buffalo 2

 




‘Bama Holds #1 Ranking – Top Ten Teams Remain Unbeaten

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Week Four
‘Bama Bombs Ole Miss for #1 Ranking – Top Ten Teams Remain Unbeaten

Players of Week

Offense – QB Kyler Murray – Oklahoma
Defense – Ohio St defense
Special Teams – Mecole Hardman

Team of the Week – LSU beats Auburn 22-21
Game of Week Four – Stanford (3-0) at Oregon (3-0)

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 Draft Insiders’ – Top 25 Teams – Week Four

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 Alabama –      3-0
2 Clemson –      3-0
3 Georgia –        3-0
4 Ohio St –        3-0
5 Oklahoma –    3-0
6 LSU   – 3-0
7 Stanford –       3-0
8 West Virginia –  2-0
9 Notre Dame – 3-0
10 Penn St –      3-0
11 Washington –   2-1
12 Auburn – 2-1
13 TCU –     2-1
14 Mississippi St – 3-0
15 Oregon –      3-0
16 Wisconsin – 2-1
17 Virginia Tech – 2-0
18 Miami –   2-1
19 Michigan –    2-1
20 UCF –  2-0
21 Oklahoma St – 3-0
22 Michigan St –   1-1
23 Texas A&M – 2-1
24 Boise St –  2-1
25 Boston College –  3-0

 Coaches Top 25 Poll

Rank/ Team / Record / Points
1 Alabama (60) –           3-0 –     1572
2 Clemson (2) – 3-0 –     1477
3 Georgia –        3-0 –     1436
4 Ohio St (1) –   3-0 –     1405
5 Oklahoma –    3-0 –     1339
6 LSU – 3-0 –     1171
7 Stanford –       3-0  –    1116
8 Notre Dame – 3-0 –     1083
9 Penn State –   3-0 –     1070
10 Virginia Tech –          2-0 –     927
11 Auburn –       2-1 –     921
12 Washington –            2-1 –     909
13 West Virginia –          2-0 –     824
14 Mississippi St – 3-0 –  780
15 Oklahoma St – 3-0 –  672
16 Wisconsin –  2-1 –     626
17 TCU –           2-1 –     508
18 UCF – 2-0  –  500
19 Oregon –      3-0 –     384
20 Miami –         2-1 –     373
21 Michigan –    2-1 –     354
22 Texas A&M – 2-1 –    150
23 Michigan St – 1-1 –    141
24 Boise St –     2-1 –     114
25 Boston College – 3-0 –           109

Dropped from rankings: USC 21, Arizona State 25

Others receiving votes: Kentucky 98, Duke 55, South Florida 45, Colorado 41, South Carolina 40, Iowa 36, Washington State 35, BYU 30, Missouri 21, NC State 19, Appalachian State 13, Syracuse 11, California 11, Utah 10, Cincinnati 10, Texas 9, North Texas 5, Troy 4, Minnesota 3, Florida 3, Arizona State 3, San Diego State 3, Vanderbilt 2, Houston 2, Tennessee 2, Arkansas State 2, Fresno State 1




‘Bama Holds #1 Ranking – Enters SEC Schedule

Draft Insiders and AP Top 25 Teams – Week Three

Bama Holds #1 Ranking – Enters SEC Schedule

Players of Week
Offense – QB Steven Montez – Colorado / Jonathan Taylor – Wisconsin
Defense – DE Clelin Ferrell – Clemson

 Team of the Week – Kentucky – win over Florida
Game of Week Three – LSU at Auburn

Top 25 Teams – Week Three
  Rank/ Team/ Record
1 Alabama –      2-0
2 Clemson –      2-0
3 Georgia –        2-0
4 Wisconsin –    2-0
5 Auburn –         2-0
6 Ohio St –        2-0
7 Oklahoma –    2-0
8 Stanford –       2-0
9 Notre Dame – 2-0
10 West Virginia –          2-0
11 LSU – 2-0
12 Washington –            1-1
13 Penn St –      2-0
14 TCU         –     2-0
15 Mississippi St – 2-0
16 Virginia Tech – 2-0
17 Miami                –   1-1
18 Michigan –    1-1
19 Oregon –      2-0
20 USC         –   1-1
21 UCF –           2-0
22 Oklahoma St –          2-0
23 Michigan St –            1-1
24 Boise St –     2-0
25 Arizona St – 2-0

AP Top 25 Preseason
Rank/ Team / Record / Points

1 Alabama (54)  2-0 –     1517
2 Clemson (6)    2-0 –     1430
3 Georgia          2-0 –     1407
4 Ohio State      2-0 –     1288
5 Oklahoma      2-0 –     1263
6 Wisconsin (1) 2-0 –     1227
7 Auburn           2-0 –     1224
8 Notre Dame    2-0 –     1022
9 Stanford        2-0 –     992
10 Washington  1-1 –     884
11 Penn State   2-0 –     836
12 LSU 2-0 –     830
13 Virginia Tech            2-0 –     794
14 West Virginia            2-0 –     793
15 TCU 2-0 –     678        1
16 Mississippi State      2-0 –     654
17 Boise State  2-0 –     500
18 UCF 2-0 –     494
19 Michigan      1-1 –     385
20 Oregon        2-0 –     301
21 Miami           1-1 –     299
22 USC 1-1 –     250
23 Arizona State            2-0 –     139
24 Oklahoma State        2-0 –     119
25 Michigan State         1-1 –     104

Dropped from rankings: South Carolina 24, Florida 25

Others receiving votes: Utah 92, Texas A&M 90, Boston College 45, Houston 32, Maryland 30, Colorado 25, Iowa 23, Kentucky 19, Duke 10, NC State 9, Ole Miss 5, Hawai’i 5, Washington State 4, South Florida 3, South Carolina 2, Florida State 1




Alabama and Clemson Impress in Opening Wins – Top 25 Teams

Draft Insiders and Associated Press  Top 25 Teams

Bama and Clemson Impress in Opening Wins

Players of the Week
Offense – QB Will Grier – West Virginia
Defense – DE Nick Bosa – Ohio St
Team of the Week – Auburn

Top 25 Teams – Week Two
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama –      1-0
2 Clemson –      1-0
3 Georgia –        1-0
4 Wisconsin –    1-0
5 Auburn –         1-0
6 Ohio St –        1-0
7 Oklahoma –    1-0
8 Michigan St –  1-0
9 Notre Dame  – 1-0
10 Washington –            0-1
11 Stanford –     1-0
12 West Virginia –          1-0
13 Michigan –    0-1
14 Penn St –      1-0
15 USC         –   1-0
16 Miami                –   0-1
17 TCU         –     1-0
18 Mississippi St – 1-0
19 Oregon –      1-0
20 Virginia Tech – 1-0
21 LSU – 1-0
22 UCF –           1-0
23 Boise St –     1-0
24 South Carolina – 1-0
25 Florida – 1-0

AP Top 25 Preseason

Rank/ Team / Record / Points

1 Alabama (48)  1-0        1511     —
2 Clemson (12)  1-0        1467     —
3 Georgia          1-0        1350     —
4 Ohio State      1-0        1262     1
5 Wisconsin (1) 1-0        1258     1
6 Oklahoma      1-0        1251     1
7 Auburn           1-0        1236     2
8 Notre Dame    1-0        1080     4
9 Washington    0-1        870       3
10 Stanford      1-0        865       3
11 LSU             1-0        801       14
12 Virginia Tech            1-0        777       8
13 Penn State   1-0        768       3
14 West Virginia            1-0        762       3
15 Michigan State         1-0        684       4
16 TCU 1-0        632       —
17 USC 1-0        628       2
18 Mississippi State      1-0        538       —
19 UCF 1-0        407       2
20 Boise State  1-0        391       2
21 Michigan      0-1        318       7
22 Miami           0-1        241       14
23 Oregon        1-0        217       1
24 South Carolina          1-0        125       NR
25 Florida         1-0        89         NR
Dropped from rankings: Florida State 19, Texas 23

Others receiving votes: Utah 71, Oklahoma State 62, Boston College 31, Texas A&M 29, Northwestern 28, Maryland 12, Ole Miss 11, NC State 9, Florida State 8, Houston 6, Memphis 6, Washington State 6, Iowa State 4, Hawai’i 3, BYU 3, Iowa 3, Kansas State 3, Fresno State 1, Arkansas State 1