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College Football Monday Week 8 – Georgia Drills Kentucky

College Football Monday – Week 8

Georgia Drills Kentucky to Retain #1 Ranking
Purdue Upsets #2 Iowa

Draft Insiders’ – Top 25 Weekly Rankings

Team of Week –  
  LSU over Florida 49-42
 
Upset of the Week –
     Purdue over Iowa 24-7

Offensive Player of Week – RB Tyrion Davis-Price – LSU
Defensive Player of Week – LB Will Anderson – Alabama
 

Upcoming Key Weekly Matchup – 10/23
    #23 Clemson (4-2) at #24 Pittsburgh (5-1)
     LSU (4-3) @ #15 Ole Miss (5-1)
 
DraftInsiders.com   Top 25 Rankings

Rank / Team               Record   
1 Georgia                     7-0
2 Cincinnati                 6-0
3 Alabama                    6-1                   

4 Ohio State                 5-1                   
5 Oklahoma                 7-0                   
6 Michigan                   6-0
7 Michigan State        7-0                   
8 Iowa                           6-1                   
9 Oregon                       5-1                   
10 Penn State               5-1                   
11 Oklahoma State       6-0
12 Kentucky                   6-1                   
13 Notre Dame              5-1                   
14 Texas A&M                5-2                   
15 Ole Miss                      5-1
16 North Carolina St   5-1   
17 Wake Forest              6-0                   
18 Coastal Carolina     6-0       
19  SMU                             6-0
20 San Diego State       6-0
21 Baylor                       6-1                   
22 Auburn                     5-2                   
23 Clemson                  4-2                   
24 Pittsburgh             5-1                   
25  UTSA                       7-0       

Coaches Poll

Rank /     Team                         Record / Pts    
1          Georgia (65)                 7-0        1625    
2          Oklahoma                    7-0        1508    
3          Cincinnati                    6-0        1467    
4          Alabama                       6-1        1446    
5          Ohio State                    5-1        1305    
6          Michigan                      6-0        1299    
7          Michigan State             7-0        1158    
8          Penn State                   5-1        1134    
9          Oklahoma State           6-0        1093    
10         Oregon                          5-1        1048    
11         Iowa                               6-1        1031    
12         Ole Miss                        5-1        826      
13         Notre Dame                 5-1        816      
14         Kentucky                      6-1        763      
15         Wake Forest                6-0        696      
16         Coastal Carolina       6-0        675      
17         Texas A&M                   5-2        580      
18         NC State                        5-1        528      
19         SMU                               6-0        399      
20         Baylor                           6-1        369      
21         San Diego State         6-0        334      
22         Auburn                         5-2        315      
23         Pittsburgh                    5-1        192      
24         Clemson                      4-2        146      
25         UTSA                           7-0        96        
 
Complete Rankings

Others receiving votes: Iowa State 38, Utah 35, Arkansas 31, BYU 23, Florida 23, Air Force 20, Louisiana 18, Arizona State 18, Purdue 16, Houston 11, Virginia 6, Texas 4, LSU 2, Fresno State 1
 
Dropped from rankings: Florida 17, Arkansas 19, BYU 20, Arizona State 22
 
 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.