Updated: October 10, 2017, 5:58 AM ET

ESPN Experts' Poll

Oct. 10, 2017
Name Position School Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Saquon Barkley RB Penn State Jr. 9 2 1 0 0 56
Bryce Love RB Stanford Jr. 3 8 1 0 0 50
Baker Mayfield QB Oklahoma Sr. 0 1 7 4 0 33
Luke Falk QB Washington State Sr. 0 1 1 4 2 17
Rashaad Penny RB San Diego State Sr. 0 0 2 1 7 15
Lamar Jackson QB Louisville Jr. 0 0 0 1 0 2
Ed Oliver DT Houston Soph. 0 0 0 2 0 2
Jonathan Taylor RB Wisconsin Fr. 0 0 0 1 0 2
Bradley Chubb DE NC State Sr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
Minkah Fitzpatrick DB Alabama Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
Mason Rudolph QB Oklahoma State Sr. 0 0 0 0 1 1

ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Joel Anderson, Edward Aschoff, Kyle Bonagura, David M. Hale, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Dan Murphy, Adam Rittenberg, Mark Schlabach, Mitch Sherman and Jake Trotter

Tracking the Candidates

Oct. 10, 2017
After finishing the first half against Northwestern with negative yards, Barkley turned it on in the second half. He accounted for two touchdowns, one of which came after a 53-yard run.
WEEK 6 AT NORTHWESTERN
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
7524.7
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
294.50
2017 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
64966.4
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
2939513.62
Love has passed Baker Mayfield on this list and is quickly closing the gap on Barkley. Love, who now has an FBS-high 1,240 rush yards this season, has rushed for at least 100 yards in eight straight games.
WEEK 7 VS. OREGON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
14728.6
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
000.00
2017 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
13871110.3
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
4194.80
Oklahoma suffered its first loss of the season, to Iowa State, but Mayfield has yet to throw an interception and rushed for more yards (57) against the Cyclones than in any game this season.
WEEK 7 AT TEXAS
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3022163.079.6
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
2703.9
2017 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
193717172.791.0
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
10112.6
Washington State went home from its first road trip of the season with a W thanks to a stingy defense and Falk's passing arm. He threw three touchdowns, including a 41-yarder on Washington State's first play from scrimmage.
WEEK 7 AT CALIFORNIA
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2860565.113.3
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
-500-4.2
2017 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
228619770.858.6
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
-1230-3.1
Penny fumbled on San Diego State's first possession, but he made up for it by rushing for 170 yards and two touchdowns.
WEEK 7 VS. BOISE STATE
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
5312.5
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
000.00
2017 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
1046106.4
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
161277.92

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