Last Week: 1
|Some have argued that Texas Tech should usurp Alabama for No. 1. While 'Bama was hardly at its best Saturday, the Tide have posted their two biggest wins (Georgia and LSU) on the road while Tech's have both come at home. |
Last game: Beat LSU, 27-21 (OT).
Next game: Saturday vs. Mississippi State.
Last Week: 3
|Are you starting to believe in the Texas Tech defense? First the Red Raiders held Colt McCoy to a season-low completion percentage. Last week they held Oklahoma State QB Zac Robinson without a touchdown for the first time this season. |
Last game: Beat Oklahoma State, 56-20.
Next game: Nov. 22 at Oklahoma.
Last Week: 4
|Remember the days when Florida was struggling to find its offensive identity? Saturday's win over Vanderbilt marked the Gators' fourth-straight game scoring at least 42 points. Vandy came in having allowed 16.5 points per contest. |
Last game: Beat Vanderbilt, 42-14.
Next game: Saturday vs. South Carolina.
Last Week: 5
|The absence of star DE Brian Orakpo didn't stop Texas from holding Baylor's standout freshman QB Robert Griffin to 6-of-19 passing for 71 yards. Meanwhile, WR Quan Cosby returned to catch eight passes for 111 yards and two TDs. |
Last game: Beat Baylor, 45-21.
Next game: Saturday at Kansas.
Last Week: 6
|The Sooners have been flying under the radar since their Texas loss, beating up on mediocre teams, but that's about to change. They finish with 10-0 Texas Tech, 8-2 Oklahoma State and, if they win those, possibly 8-2 Missouri. |
Last game: Beat Texas A&M, 66-28.
Next game: Nov. 22 vs. Texas Tech.
Last Week: 7
|The Trojans' defense is ridiculous, allowing 6.7 points per game. Cal was USC's fifth opponent to go without a touchdown. But the Trojans continue to waste their offensive talent, scoring just 17 points for the second time in three games. |
Last week: Beat Cal, 17-3.
Next game: Saturday at Stanford.
Last Week: 2
|What has happened to the vaunted Spread HD? After torching their first eight opponents, the Nittany Lions averaged just 18 points and 285 yards against Ohio State and Iowa. As the offense died, so, too, did their BCS title hopes. |
Last game: Lost to Iowa, 24-23.
Next game: Saturday vs. Indiana.
Last Week: 12
|Northwestern found out the hard way just how tough it is to defend Terrelle Pryor. On at least three occasions he eluded what seemed like near-certain sacks to complete a 46-yard pass, a 44-yard pass and a six-yard touchdown pass. |
Last game: Beat Northwestern, 45-10.
Next game: Saturday at Illinois.
Last Week: 10
|QB Brian Johnson's last-minute touchdown drive to beat TCU was a thing of beauty. The senior completed 7-of-9 passes for all 80 yards, culminating in a 9-yard strike to Freddie Brown with just 48 seconds remaining. |
Last game: Beat TCU, 13-10.
Next game: Saturday at San Diego State.
Last Week: 13
|Georgia's defense is limping to the finish, allowing 125 points in the last three games. But the Dawgs still have Knowshon Moreno and Matthew Stafford, who went 17-of-27 for 376 yards and three TDs against Kentucky. |
Last game: Beat Kentucky, 42-38.
Next game: Saturday at Auburn.