Monday, October 20, 2014

My Rankings After Week 8: The Top Keeps Changing, College Football Rankings

Baylor was humbled by West Virginia, FSU held off Notre Dame, and the rankings were shuffled again.

This week's biggest games include #3 Mississippi at LSU,  South Carolina visits #13 Auburn, #14 Ohio State visits Penn State, #24 USC visits #18 Utah, and #20 West Virginia visits Oklahoma State.

Here are my rankings after week eight :

1) Florida State University Seminoles (6-0) beat Notre Dame 31-27, The Seminoles have a week off.

2) Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-0) did not play. The Bulldogs visit Kentucky on Saturday.

3) Mississippi Rebels (7-0) crushed Tennessee 34-3. The Rebels visit LSU on Saturday,

4) Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-1) lost to FSU 31-27. The Fighting Irish have a week off.

5) Georgia Bulldogs (6-1) topped Arkansas 45-32. The Bulldogs have a week off.

6) Kansas State Wildcats (5-1) nipped Oklahoma 31-30. The Wildcats host Texas visit on Saturday.

7) Alabama Crimson Tide  (6-1) destroyed Texas AM 59-0. The Crimson Tide visits Tennessee on Saturday.

8) Texas Christian Horned Frogs (5-1) walloped Oklahoma State 42-9. TCU hosts Texas Tech on Saturday.

9) Arizona Wildcats (5-1) did not play. The Wildcats visit Washington State on Saturday.

10) Oregon Ducks (6-1)  beat Washington 45-20. The Ducks visit California on Friday.

11) Baylor Bears (6-1) fell to West Virginia 41-27. Baylor has a week off.

12) Michigan State Spartans (6-1) rolled past Indiana 56-17. The Spartans face Michigan on Saturday.

13) Auburn Tigers (5-1) did not play.  The Tigers host South Carolina on Saturday.

14) Ohio State Buckeyes (5-1) drummed Rutgers 56-17. The Buckeyes visit Penn State on Saturday.

15) Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-1) defeated Northwestern 38-17. Nebraska hosts Rutgers on Saturday.

16) East Carolina (5-1) did not play. The Pirates host Connecticut on Thursday.

17) Oklahoma Sooners (5-2) fell to Kansas State 31-30. The Sooners have a week off.

18) Utah Utes (5-1) the Utes survived Oregon State 28-23(2 OT). The Utes host USC on Saturday. 

19) Marshall Thundering Herd (7-0) rolled past Florida International 45-13. The Herd hosts Florida Atlantic on Saturday. 

20) West Virginia Mountaineers (5-2) upset Baylor 41-27. WVU visits Oklahoma State on Saturday.

21) Arizona State Sun Devils (5-1) beat Stanford 26-10. The Sun Devils visit Washington on Saturday.

22) Duke Blue Devils (6-1) stopped Virginia 20-13. The Blue Devils have a week off. 

23)Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-1) topped Purdue 39-38. Minnesota visits Illinois on Saturday.

24) USC Trojans (5-2) doubled up Colorado 56-28. USC visits Utah on Saturday.

25) Clemson Tigers (5-2) topped Boston College 17-13. The Tigers host Syracuse on Saturday/

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