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College Football Monday – Week 3 – Top 25 Teams

College Football Monday – Week 3
Conference Play Opens for Big 5 Schedules
SEC has 4 Teams in Top 10 and 7 in Top 25 Rankings

Top 25 Rankings

Bama and Georgia Roll for Top Two Rankings
Oregon and Iowa Win Key Interconference Matchups

Team of Week – Iowa
 
Upsets of the Week –
   Oregon over Ohio St 35-28
   BYU over Utah – 26-17

Offensive Player of Week – RB C.J. Verdell – Oregon
Defensive Player of Week – DB Matt Hankins – Iowa

 Upcoming Key Weekly Matchups – 9/18
   #1 Alabama @ #11 Florida
#22 Auburn @ #10 Penn St.

 

DraftInsiders.com – Top 25 Teams

Rank / Team               Record               
1 Alabama                      2-0                   
2 Georgia                       2-0       
3 Oklahoma                   2-0                   
4 Oregon                        2-0                   
5 Texas A&M                 2-0                   
6 Iowa                             2-0                   
7 Clemson                      1-1                   
8 Cincinnati                  2-0                   
9 Florida                        2-0                   
10 Notre Dame            2-0                   
11 Ohio State                1-1                   
12 Penn State               2-0                   
13 UCLA                         2-0                   
14 Virginia Tech         2-0                   
15 Iowa State               1-1                   
16 Ole Miss                   2-0                   
17 Wisconsin                1-1                   
18 Auburn                     2-0                   
19 Coastal Carolina    2-0                   
20 North Carolina       1-1                   
21 Oklahoma State      2-0                   
22 Arizona State          2-0                   
23 Arkansas                  2-0                   
24 BYU                            2-0                   
25 Michigan                  2-0                   
 

Coaches Poll

Rank / Team                 Record / Pts     
 1 Alabama (64)           2-0        1624    
2 Georgia (1)                2-0        1558    
3 Oklahoma                  2-0        1454    
4 Oregon                        2-0        1356    
5 Texas A&M                2-0        1307    
6 Clemson                     1-1        1279    
7 Iowa                            2-0        1165    
8 Cincinnati                 2-0        1114    
9 Florida                       2-0        1095    
10 Notre Dame           2-0        1059    
11 Ohio State               1-1        1041    
12 Penn State              2-0        995      
13 UCLA                        2-0        787      
14 Iowa State              1-1        611      
15 Virginia Tech        2-0        591      
16 Ole Miss                   2-0        546      
17 Wisconsin                1-1        537      
18 Coastal Carolina   2-0        492      
19 North Carolina       1-1        300      
20 Auburn                     2-0        264      
21 Arizona State          2-0        246      
22 Oklahoma State    2-0        222      
23 BYU                            2-0        213      
24 Arkansas                 2-0        196      
25 Michigan                 2-0        180      
 

Others receiving votes: Miami 137, USC 99, UCF 65, Liberty 63, Michigan State 63, TCU 57, Pittsburgh 52, Kentucky 50, Utah 41, Texas 36, Kansas State 28, Indiana 28, LSU 26, Boston College 22, Nevada 18, Fresno State 13, SMU 10, Rutgers 10, Army 9, Mississippi State 9, Louisiana 9, San Diego State 9, Tulane 6, Maryland 6, NC State 5, San José State 5, Marshall 4, Virginia 4, Air Force 3, Stanford 3, UTSA 1, Memphis 1, Boise State 1

 Dropped from rankings: USC 14, Texas 15, Utah 18, Miami 24

 Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards – Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 28 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He was a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.