College football rankings: Oklahoma joins top four, Pennsylvania enters mix

by RJ Young
Football Writer at Fox Sports College

Ago big ten Split in two in 2014, there has never been a season in which the seven teams have started their seasons 3-0, either in the Big Ten East or West, according to FOX Sports research.

The closest perfect start for either division was with three games in 2020, when five teams representing the Big Ten West started 3-0. At least that was the closest before Saturday.

With six out of seven wins in Week Three, Big Ten East will begin group play with six teams 3-0. Just Michigan State Suffered a loss so far, Saturday in Washington.

All eyes will be on Maryland Now, as the undefeated Terps travel to Ann Arbor to take on the mission Michigan Saturday for “Big Noon Kickoff”.

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1. Georgia (3-0)

Defeated South Carolina 7-48

Dogs had the game well with nine minutes left in the fourth quarter of that midfield Stetson Bennett He was seen taking pictures with fans.

2. Alabama (3-0)

Defeated Louisiana MonroeAnd the 63-7

Nick Saban’s team responded with a one-point win for double the number Texas Last week with the signing of defeating the WarHawks.

3. Ohio State (3-0)

Defeated ToledoAnd the 77-21

Ohio State set a school record of 762 yards, including 300 passing yards (CJ Stroud), 100 yard rusher (Dalan Hayden) and three 100-yard receivers (Emeka AjbokaAnd the Jayden Ballard And the Marvin Harrison Jr.).

4. Oklahoma (3-0)

Defeated NebraskaAnd the 14-49

After allowing seven points in the first quarter, Oklahoma scored 49 unanswered points in defeating their toughest opponent in Lincoln, Nebraska.

5. Michigan (3-0)

Defeated OkonAnd the 59-0

Blake Corum He rushed for five touchdowns, tying the record he holds Hassan Haskins and Ron Johnson, who laid it out more than 50 years ago.

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6. Kentucky (3-0)

Defeated YoungstownAnd the 31-0

Will Levis It passed 377 yards combing the Wildcats against the penguins.

7. Clemson (3-0)

Defeated no. techAnd the 48-20

Will Shipley She carried 12 times for 139 yards and a pair of degrees for the Tigers.

8. Oklahoma (3-0)

Defeated Arkansas Pine BluffAnd the 63-7

Four more passes for TD Spencer Sanderswho already has 10 per season.

9. USC (3-0)

Defeated Fresno StateAnd the 45-17

Trojans continue to cook, with the road tested undefeated Oregon (3-0) looms next week.

10. Minnesota (3-0)

Defeated ColoradoAnd the 7-49

The Golden Gophers awarded 17 points to their three non-conference opponents this season. The Gophers ranks first in total offenses among FBS teams.

Minnesota tailback Mohamed Ibrahim He’s rushed for at least 100 yards in his last 12 games. He went for 202 in 23 rushes with three TDs on Saturday.

11. Arkansas (3-0)

Defeated MissouriAnd the 38-27

The Bears made Bobby Petrino’s return to Fayetteville interesting, but the Razorbacks rode a mix of KJ Jefferson (405 total yards) and Rahim Sanders (167 yard dash) to 597 yard show and win No. 3.

12. Tennessee (3-0)

Defeated AkronAnd the 63-6

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker He was 14 of 18 for 298 yards with two TDs before a grueling SEC schedule that starts with Florida Next weekend.

13. Pennsylvania state (3-0)

Defeated AuburnAnd the 41-12

Penn State hasn’t had a 100-yard rush since November 2020 until Nick Singleton It crossed the century mark last week. Against Auburn, he did it again with 124 rushes in just 10 rushes with two TDs to lock in Penn State’s winning streak against Auburn.

14. Oregon (2-1)

Defeated BYUAnd the 41-20

Oregon almost beat BYU like Georgia beat Oregon in Week 1. Perhaps the chasm between UGA and the field is bigger than we thought and UO is better than we thought.

Definitely felt like in Eugene against the top 25 BYU.

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15th. Brigham Young (2-1)

Lost to Oregon, 41-20

Garen Hall Significantly played at a loss. He hit 29 of 41 passes for 305 yards with two TDs in the game.

16. Baylor (2-1)

Defeated Texas StateAnd the 42-7

running back Richard Reese Enjoy the hack game. He rushed 19 times for 156 yards by three teams against the Bobcats.

17. Utah (2-1)

Defeated San Diego StateAnd the 7-35

The Yotis defense did not allow any points until four minutes after the end of the match.

18. Mississippi (3-0)

Defeated Georgia TechAnd the 42-0

Ole Miss is running backwards Zach Evansa former five-star recruit, plays as if he’s going to set Alabama back Jammer Gibbs Nominated for SEC Newcomer of the Year. Evans put in 134 rushing yards on 18 lunges and contributed two push-ups.

19. North Carolina (3-0)

Defeated Texas TechAnd the 27-14

For the first time this season, the Wolfpack looked like the team I thought they could be, with a decisive victory over a good opponent.

20. Texas A&M (2-1)

Defeated MiamiAnd the 17-9

The Aggies overcame an astonishingly poor offensive performance to regroup with a fine win against a top 25 team in Miami.

21. Texas (2-1)

Defeated UTSAAnd the 41-20

Bijan Robinson He went for 183 yards and three TDs on just 20 gigs.

22. Maryland (3-0)

Defeated SMUAnd the 34-27

behind Roman Hempy The second 100-yard race game of the season, the Terrapins took home a win to set up a big showdown with Michigan on Saturday.

23. Florida (2-1)

Defeated South FloridaAnd the 31-28

Despite allowing 286 dash yards and 21 points in the second quarter, the Gators avoided a heavy loss and beat a terrible offensive game— Anthony Richardson He was only 10 for 18 for 112 in the air with the TDs—to put pressure on state rival South Florida.

24. Washington (3-0)

Michigan defeated, 39-28

Michael Benx Jr. He threw for 397 yards and four TDs on his best outing against a ranked opponent since he hit 491 yards, five TDs and only one INT against No. 3 Ohio State in the year 2020.

25. Michigan State (2-1)

Lost to Washington 39-28

Spartans High School is revealed by two men in Kalen DeBoer and Penix Jr. , who saw them up close as a tandem in Indiana. Mel Tucker, secondary coach and defensive coordinator by trade, will take a closer look at this loss.

RJ Young is a writer, national college football analyst for FOX Sports, and podcast host.Show college football number one.Follow him on Twitter at Tweet embed And the Subscribe to “The RJ Young Show” on YouTube.

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