SVP believes Vanderbilt, Indiana and Georgia Tech will take Week 5 while Stanford Steve predicts Penn State will recover from their 39-point loss to beat the unranked, undefeated Minnesota team at home.
West Virginia Wesleyan college WR Devon Carrillo runs towards the end zone and leaps high over a defender to score a touchdown.
Backup quarterback Nic Shimonek threw for four touchdowns and 271 yards to lead Texas Texas past Kansas 55-19 Thursday night in each team's Big 12 opener.
Houston coach Tom Herman tells SVP what he liked most about Greg Ward Jr.'s performance in Thursday's win over UConn and looks ahead to next week's challenging matchup against Navy.
Tarik Cohen ran for 256 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a career-long 94-yarder late in the fourth quarter, and North Carolina A&T beat Hampton 31-9 on Thursday night.
Houston's Greg Ward Jr. throws a career-high 389 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Cougars past UConn 42-14 on Thursday.
AP Top 25
|RK||Team||Rec||Pts||Trend||Last Week||Next Week|
|1||AlabamaALA(45)||1-0||1481||1||vs #8 Michigan W 41-14||vs Western Kentucky W 35-0|
|2||USCUSC(11)||1-0||1435||1||vs Hawai'i W 49-10||vs Syracuse W 42-29|
|3||LSULSU(4)||1-0||1382||—||vs North Texas W 41-14||vs Washington W 41-3|
|4||OregonORE||1-0||0||1||vs Arkansas State W 57-34||vs Fresno State W 42-25|
|5||OklahomaOKLA||1-0||1170||1||@ UTEP W 24-7||vs Florida A&M W 69-13|
|6||Florida StateFSU||1-0||1135||1||vs Murray State W 69-3||vs Savannah State W 55-0|
|7||GeorgiaUGA||1-0||0||1||vs Buffalo W 45-23||@ Missouri W 41-20|
|8||ArkansasARK||1-0||992||2||vs Jacksonville State W 49-24||vs Louisiana Monroe L 34-31|
|9||West VirginiaWVU||1-0||980||2||vs Marshall W 69-34||—|
|South CarolinaSC||1-0||0||—||@ Vanderbilt W 17-13||vs East Carolina W 48-10|
|11||Michigan StateMSU||1-0||915||2||vs #24 Boise State W 17-13||@ Central Michigan W 41-7|
|12||ClemsonCLEM||1-0||788||2||vs Auburn W 26-19||vs Ball State W 52-27|
|13||WisconsinWIS||1-0||664||1||vs Northern Iowa W 26-21||@ Oregon State L 10-7|
|14||Ohio StateOSU||1-0||634||4||vs Miami (OH) W 56-10||vs UCF W 31-16|
|15||Virginia TechVT||1-0||0||1||vs Georgia Tech W 20-17||vs Austin Peay W 42-7|
|16||NebraskaNEB||1-0||0||1||vs Southern Mississippi W 49-20||@ UCLA L 36-30|
|17||TexasTEX||1-0||0||2||vs Wyoming W 37-17||vs New Mexico W 45-0|
|18||Oklahoma StateOKST||1-0||558||1||vs Savannah State W 84-0||@ Arizona L 59-38|
|19||MichiganMICH||0-1||0||11||vs #2 Alabama L 41-14||vs Air Force W 31-25|
|20||TCUTCU||0-0||355||—||—||vs Grambling State W 56-0|
|21||Kansas StateKSU||1-0||339||1||vs Missouri State W 51-9||vs Miami W 52-13|
|22||Notre DameND||1-0||198||NR||vs Navy W 50-10||vs Purdue W 20-17|
|23||LouisvilleLOU||1-0||190||2||vs Kentucky W 32-14||vs Missouri State W 35-7|
|24||FloridaFLA||1-0||0||1||vs Bowling Green W 27-14||@ Texas A&M W 20-17|
|25||StanfordSTAN||1-0||0||4||vs San José State W 20-17||vs Duke W 50-13|
Dropped from rankings: Boise State 24