Following losses by LSU and Cal, Ohio State jumped to No. 1 in both major polls (AP, Coaches) and debuted atop the BCS poll. The Buckeyes finish off the season against five teams that all currently boast a 5-2 record, starting with Saturday's home contest against Michigan State.
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The Cinderella story of this season continues. The second-ranked Bulls are No. 1 in five of the six BCS computer polls. Can South Florida survive tonight's trip to Piscataway?
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The Eagles defeated rival Notre Dame, but not in the convincing fashion many were expecting (BC won 27-14). With a bye week, Boston College has extra time to prepare for its biggest test of the season thus far: at Virginia Tech.
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Under new head coach Dennis Erickson, ASU has quietly jumped out to a 7-0 start. The Sun Devils have a bye this week, before entering a four game stretch that includes Cal, Oregon and USC.
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Fresh off a 58-10 shellacking of Baylor, the Jayhawks are off to their best start in 12 seasons. This week they will look to win at Colorado for the first time since 1995.
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Hawaii survived its second overtime scare of the season last Friday, defeating San Jose State 42-35. The Warriors have this week off. Next on the slate: New Mexico State. With the 98th-ranked pass defense in the nation, the Aggies should struggle to contain Colt Brennan & Co.
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