26-119 Power Rankings (cont.)

College Football Power Rankings: 51-75
51 --
Illinois (0-0)
52 --
Maryland (0-0)
53 --
Utah (0-0)
54 --
55 --
Arizona (0-0)
56 --
Cincinnati (0-0)
Ben Mauk, the one-time super-recruit at Wake Forest who parted ways with the program before it reached BCS glory, has resurfaced as the Bearcats' starting QB. He'll get to ease into the gig, as Cincy opens on Thursday against Southeast Missouri State, but his hold on the position is by no means a season-long lock; last year's starter, junior Dustin Grutza, barely missed out on retaining the No. 1 spot and will be waiting in the wings.
57 --
58 --
Vanderbilt (0-0)
59 --
Pittsburgh (0-0)
60 --
Houston (0-0)
61 --
Ohio (0-0)
62 --
Ole Miss (0-0)
63 --
Toledo (0-0)
64 --
Washington (0-0)
The U-Dub-vs.-Syracuse showdown on ESPN Friday night would have been much better in, say, 1996, when the Orange had Donovan McNabb and the Huskies were in their last decent year under Jim Lambright. Alas, the main storyline here is the debut of Washington dual-threat QB Jake Locker, who has been hailed as the program's savior and is doing something even Marques Tuiasosopo didn't: start the opener as a freshman. As a high school senior in Ferndale, Wash., Locker ran for nearly as many TDs (24) as he threw (27).
65 --
Wyoming (0-0)
66 --
Fresno St. (0-0)
67 --
Wildcats running back Tyrell Sutton, who last season was hampered by a shoulder injury that kept his yardage total at 1,000, says nothing should be read into the fact that he missed the team's entire training camp in Kenosha, Wis., with a hamstring strain. "I wouldn't even call it an issue," he told the Chicago Tribune. "All my teammates know if it's not broken, I'm going to be out there playing for them just like they would for me." Sutton ran for 1,474 yards as a freshman in 2005; if he stays healthy, he could make a darkhorse run for the Big Ten rushing title, a race in which Wisconsin's P.J. Hill and Michigan's Michael Hart are the favorites.
68 --
Marshall (0-0)
69 --
70 --
Colorado (0-0)
71 --
Troy (0-0)
72 --
73 --
Kent St. (0-0)
74 --
Baylor (0-0)
75 --
Ball St. (0-0)
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