College Football Power Rankings: 26-119
RANKLAST WEEK TEAM
7683
Kent St. (3-2)
7781
UTEP (3-2)
7871
Ohio (2-3)
7976
Baylor (3-2)
8061
8182
8279
8387
Duke (1-4)
8488
8589
Nevada (2-2)
8680
Akron (2-3)
8786
Toledo (1-4)
8893
8995
Marshall (0-4)
9085
9178
9297
9375
UNLV (2-3)
9490
9592
Stanford (1-3)
9694
Iowa St. (1-4)
9798
Memphis (1-3)
98100
Minnesota (1-4)
First-year Gophers coach Tim Brewster is hoping -- perhaps a tad overoptimistically -- that the notion of a wide-open Big Ten includes his team, which has the worst record of any squad in the league and has already lost to the likes of Florida Atlantic and Bowling Green. "There is pretty good parity in the Big Ten right now," Brewster told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune after Saturday's 30-7 loss to Ohio State. "I don't think anybody is head and shoulders better than everybody else."
99102
UAB (2-2)
100109
Tulane (1-3)
In a game that Vegas assigned a 41.5-point spread, no one expected Tulane to beat LSU. And while the Green Wave did lose, 34-9, no one expected them to only be trailing by one at halftime, either. Bob Toledo's boys nearly took a 9-7 lead into the break, but were overcome by a Colt David field goal late in the second quarter. The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune reported that Toledo used seven gadget plays in the first quarter; those tactics, along with the strong blocking of left guard Michael Parenton, who limited the havoc wreaked by Glenn Dorsey to just three assisted tackles, let Tulane hang in the game for nearly three full quarters.

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