Thanks to another dominant effort in conference play, the Buckeyes have supplanted the Georgia Bulldogs atop the SP+ rankings.
Despite the week-to-week chaos of the 2021 season, the truly elite teams are starting to separate themselves in the SP+ rankings.
- 'Not on our watch': U-M rebuffs Huskers upset bid
- Huskers RB Ervin out indefinitely with knee injury
- OU's Riley: Almost challenged my own team's INT
- Nebraska keeps home game sellout streak alive
— Tanner Morgan threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns and Bryce Williams rushed for 127 yards and another score on Saturday as Minnesota defeated Nebraska 30-23.
Three things you shouldn't count out: The Crimson Tide making the CFP, Scott Frost sticking it out with Nebraska and a quarterback taking home the Heisman.
After another devastatingly close loss, Nebraska diehards still believe in Scott Frost. Will the Huskers' hope translate to wins?
On the heels of a dominant Ohio State win and Alabama's upset loss, the Buckeyes are No. 2 in the latest SP+ rankings, behind only Georgia.
Michigan trailed for the first time this season against Nebraska but made the plays down the stretch to secure a 32-29 win.
— Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh called the ninth-ranked Wolverines' come-from-behind victory over Nebraska a “Clint Eastwood win.”
Penn State and Iowa face off in a top-five showdown, and Michigan tries to keep things rolling as the season nears the halfway point.
Ohio State is coming on strong in the SP+ rankings, nearly overtaking Alabama for the No. 2 spot.
— In the 10 years since Nebraska joined the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers' tightest games have been against Northwestern.
What can the Longhorns and Sooners expect as they prep for their first Big 12 road games since announcing their move to the SEC? We talked to players and coaches who've been in that position, and they don't expect it to be pretty.
— Michigan State coach Mel Tucker said he showed his players video highlights of special teams units around the country making game-changing plays.
Nebraska running back Gabe Ervin Jr. is out indefinitely with a knee injury he suffered in the loss at Oklahoma.
The Pac-12 might need Oregon to be great, but the Big Ten is more than Ohio State. What else did we learn from Week 3?
Referring to Oklahoma CB D.J. Graham's one-handed interception on fourth down at the Sooner 3-yard line in Saturday's win over Nebraska, Lincoln Riley said he "might have been the first coach in history to challenge a play we got an interception on."
— Oklahoma and Nebraska played as if they were trying to uphold the history of the rivalry.