College football rankings: Ohio State leads Top 25 after Week 2 - Sports Illustrated

Auburn, Notre Dame tumble in college football Power Rankings after Week 2

Auburn tumbles in SI.com's college football Power Rankings after nearly losing to Jacksonville State in Week 2.
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The weeks that appear to have the more boring schedules typically produce the most craziness, and Week 2 was no exception. Toledo over Arkansas? Auburn needing overtime to beat Jacksonville State? Notre Dame almost losing to Virginia? BYU winning on another Hail Mary?

We’re still in the very early phases of learning about every team, but now we know a bit more. Every result, good, bad and in between, shapes our understanding of each squad because it makes up 50% of their body of work to this point.

So, with plenty of volatility surely still to come, here’s where the college football picture stands after Week 2:

1. Ohio State Buckeyes

PREVIOUS: 1

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Northern Illinois

2. Alabama Crimson Tide

PREVIOUS: 2

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Ole Miss

3. Michigan State Spartans

PREVIOUS: 6

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Air Force

4. UCLA Bruins

PREVIOUS: 5

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. BYU

5. Baylor Bears

PREVIOUS: 3

RECORD: 2-0

• BECHT: Biggest Week 2 takeaways

6. TCU Horned Frogs

PREVIOUS: 7

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. SMU

7. USC Trojans

PREVIOUS: 11

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Stanford

8. Ole Miss Rebels

PREVIOUS: 12

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday at Alabama

9. Clemson Tigers

PREVIOUS: 13

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Thursday at Louisville

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10. Florida State Seminoles

PREVIOUS: 14

RECORD: 2-0

• Cook has monster game against USF 

11. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

PREVIOUS: 4

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Georgia Tech

12. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

PREVIOUS: 15

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday at Notre Dame

13. Oklahoma Sooners

PREVIOUS: 16

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Tulsa

14. Georgia Bulldogs

PREVIOUS: 9

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. South Carolina

15. Oregon Ducks

PREVIOUS: 10

RECORD: 1-1

• STAPLES: Adams is a must-watch player

16. LSU Tigers

PREVIOUS: 19

RECORD: 1-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Auburn

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17. BYU Cougars

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday at UCLA

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18. Texas A&M Aggies

PREVIOUS: 17

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Nevada

19. Auburn Tigers

PREVIOUS: 8

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday at LSU

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20. Utah Utes

PREVIOUS: 23

RECORD: 2-0

• Inside Read: Booker finds home at Utah

21. Arizona Wildcats

PREVIOUS: 21

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Northern Arizona

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22. Northwestern Wildcats

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday at Duke

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23. Oklahoma State Cowboys

PREVIOUS: 25

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. UTSA

24. Missouri Tigers

PREVIOUS: 20

RECORD: 2-0

Next week: Saturday vs. Connecticut

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25. Wisconsin Badgers

RECORD: 1-1

Next week: Saturday vs. Troy

Next five: Temple, West Virginia, Cal, Kentucky, Houston