College Football Power Rankings: 51-75
51 <a href=Vanderbilt" title="Vanderbilt"> Last Week: 44
What goes up must come down, but the Commodores could not have enjoyed their second-half fall to earth. After starting the season 5-0, including a win over an Auburn team that had not yet been exposed as a fraud, Nashville's finest imploded in the last seven games, winning just once. Bowl eligible, the 'Dores can only hope that an upswing comes in December to soften the blow.
 
52 <a href=Central Michigan" title="Central Michigan"> Last Week: 40
 
53 <a href=Wisconsin" title="Wisconsin">
Wisconsin (7-5)
Last Week: 50
 
54 <a href=North Carolina St." title="North Carolina St."> Last Week: 57
 
55 Fresno St. Last Week: 47
 
56 Tennesse
Tennesse (5-7)
Last Week: 61
 
57 <a href=Nevada" title="Nevada">
Nevada (7-5)
Last Week: 62
 
58 <a href=Arizona" title="Arizona">
Arizona (6-5)
Last Week: 59
 
59 <a href=Kentucky" title="Kentucky">
Kentucky (6-6)
Last Week: 51
 
60 <a href=Buffalo" title="Buffalo">
Buffalo (7-5)
Last Week: 55
 
61 <a href=Hawaii" title="Hawaii">
Hawaii (7-5)
Last Week: 69
 
62 <a href=Arkansas" title="Arkansas">
Arkansas (5-7)
Last Week: 73
Beating a ranked Tulsa team was one thing, but topping LSU was the biggest win of Bobby Petrino's first season in Fayetteville. Still navigating the bumpy SEC landscape, the Razorbacks can focus on recruiting and player development through December and January. One player who won't be around any longer is Casey Dick, who had been benched the previous week for his brother, only to return to action with a game-winning touchdown throw in the 31-30 upset of LSU. "My whole career has been a great experience with plenty of highs and plenty of lows," Dick said. "But it's something I can look back on and be proud of." Starting now, Petrino is eyeing the future.
 
63 <a href=Louisiana Tech" title="Louisiana Tech"> Last Week: 56
 
64 <a href=Illinois" title="Illinois">
Illinois (5-7)
Last Week: 70
 
65 <a href=Minnesota" title="Minnesota">
Minnesota (7-5)
Last Week: 65
 
66 Arizona St. Last Week: 71
 
67 <a href=Virginia" title="Virginia">
Virginia (5-7)
Last Week: 63
 
68 <a href=Bowling Green" title="Bowling Green"> Last Week: 72
 
69 <a href=Southern Miss" title="Southern Miss"> Last Week: 83
 
70 Mississippi St. Last Week: 60
 
71 <a href=Baylor" title="Baylor">
Baylor (4-8)
Last Week: 76
 
72 <a href=Stanford" title="Stanford">
Stanford (5-7)
Last Week: 75
 
73 <a href=Louisville" title="Louisville"> Last Week: 66
 
74 Auburn
Auburn (5-7)
Last Week: 67
 
75 <a href=Notre Dame" title="Notre Dame"> Last Week: 64

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