Ohio State Football: Why successful season includes going undefeated He must have learned a few things from watching the older Buckeye running back that year though. When Zeke was winning the NFL rushing title the following season Mike became the second Ohio State freshman running back to rush for 1, yards.
Ohio State edged past Clemson to No.
Alabama remained No. The Buckeyes had 13 first-place votes and No. The Buckeyes and Tigers both were coming off conference blowouts on the road.
Ohio State beat Northwestern Friday night. Clemson defeated Louisville The point margin between the No. The Badgers were beaten Saturday by point underdog Illinois in the season's most significant upset so far. Florida, Notre Dame, Auburn and Georgia round out the top 10, giving the Southeastern Conference five of the top 10 teams.
The last preseason No. The Sooners slipped from first to fifth after opening the season with a victory over Vanderbilt. Oklahoma started climbing the very next week and reached No.
One has to go all the way back to to find a similar drop to Clemson's for a preseason No. Notre Dame started that season top ranked and won its first five games, slipping to No. Maybe voters' suspicions of the Irish were justified: Notre Dame lost twice in the second half of the regular season to finish and ranked No.
Dallas Mavericks Open Regular Season Wednesday Night That Notre Dame team seemed to suffer from a schedule perceived to be not so rigorous and one very close victory. None of the Irish's first five opponents was ranked at the time of the game and Notre Dame beat Purdue Those Boilermakers went on to finish Clemson has played just one team that was ranked at game time, then-No.
And the Tigers had a one-point victory at North Carolina, which is currently IN No teams are making their season debut in the Top 25 this week, but a couple re-entered.
The Demon Deacons bounced back from their first loss of the season last week to beat Florida State on a late field goal. OUT -- Missouri is the latest team to lose its first game after moving into the ranking.
The Tigers fell out after getting upset at Vanderbilt.
Big game lost a lot of luster because of what happened in Champaign, Illinois. Wolverines face a top opponent for second straight week.
SEC West survivor series begins.