College Football Power Rankings: Georgia solidifies No

Ohio State, Georgia and Florida State were on upset alert at halftime. All came through in the second half. Notre Dame(to Clemson )and Oklahoma (to Oklahoma State)both were upset. And Texas and Ole Miss both prevented upsets when a fourth-down gamble failed, in the case of Texas, and a basket that would have connected ball game was blocked, in the case of Ole Miss.And those

were just the afternoon games.Prime time brought yet another opportunity for upsets, however unbeaten Washington dominated USC in a track satisfy and Alabama retreated from LSU in a game that was connected at the half.Here’s how the power rankings play out after

Week 10 results: The Bulldogs survived another hard-fought game against Missouri with a 30-21 victory at Sanford Stadium, their 26th successive win. The next three weeks will not get much easier, as Georgia hosts Ole Miss before closing the routine season with roadway contests at Tennessee and competing Georgia Tech. The Bulldogs lost All-American linebacker Jamon Dumas-Johnson, who fractured his left lower arm on the final play of the third quarter. It’s not understood for how long the junior will be sidelined. He had actually begun 24 straight games and was the signal-caller on defense. Sophomore Jalon Walker, who has played extremely well the past few games, and freshman C.J. Allen will have increased roles in Dumas-Johnson’s absence.– Mark Schlabach Up next: vs. Ole Miss

The Wolverines continued their streak of scoring 40 or more points to five straight conference games, beating Purdue 41-13. Quarterback J.J. McCarthy threw for 335 yards and completed 24 of 37 passes. The Wolverines relied greatly on the run game in the red zone, with backs Blake Corum and Donovan Edwards combining for four touchdowns. The Michigan defense was able to keep Purdue from scoring in the third quarter, which implies the group has actually outscored challengers 114-0 in the third quarter this season. It wasn’t a perfect game, however Michigan dominated to remain undefeated. The team’s most difficult test is in front of it with Penn State on the roadway next in addition to the continuous sign-stealing investigation.– Tom VanHaaren Up next: at Penn State(noon ET, Fox) It did not look quite sometimes, but Florida State did enough

to beat Pitt 24-7 and clinch a spot in the ACC national championship for the first time considering that 2014. With receivers Keon Coleman and Johnny Wilson out with injuries, it took some time for the Florida State offense to discover a groove. But consecutive scoring drives in the 3rd quarter assisted put the game out of reach. Jordan Travis completed 22 of 36 passes for 360 backyards and a touchdown and hurried for another rating. Ja’Khi Douglas stepped up with Coleman and Wilson out with 6 catches for 115 yards. Florida State has won 15 straight games entering its rivalry game versus Miami on Saturday.– Andrea Adelson Up next: vs. Miami(ABC ) The Buckeyes discovered themselves with a 9-7 deficit at halftime versus Rutgers, the first time Ohio State routed at the half and simply the second time the team has actually lagged against the Scarlet Knights. The Buckeyes

went on a run in the second half, scoring 28 points for a 35-16 win. Running back TreVeyon Henderson took the majority of the carries with Miyan Williams out with an injury, and Henderson finished the day with 128 lawns and a touchdown on the ground. Quarterback Kyle McCord gotten in touch with receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. for 2 goals that assisted put Ohio State over the top and keep the group unbeaten.– Tom VanHaaren Up next: vs. Michigan State (7:30 p.m. ET, NBC ) Quarterback Michael Penix Jr. might have the Heisman votes piling up in his corner, but on Saturday night against USC, it was running back Dillon Johnson

who stole the program and assisted the Huskies last longer than the Trojans in a 52-42 shootout. Of Washington’s 572 backyards of offense, Johnson accounted for 256 of those on the ground. Oh yeah, he included 4 goals too. Johnson has never ever had a game this productive, and it arrived at the right time for the Huskies, who battled back-and-forth series with USC’s offense all night. In the end, the No. 5 team in the country had an unstoppable running game versus among the worst run defenses in the nation, which was enough to keep Kalen DeBoer’s team undefeated as it heads into the last stretch with all of its lofty goals still undamaged.– Paolo Uggetti Up next: vs. Utah< img src= ""width="30 “/ > The Ducks continue to look the part of College Football Playoff contender, this time in a 63-19 win versus Cal in which they got rid of a disorderly start to win disappearing.

Quarterback Bo Nix enhanced his Heisman Prize résumé, throwing for a season-high 386 yards on 29-of-38 passing with 4 goals(his only interception began the very first play from scrimmage on a dropped pass). Nix also hurried for a set of short touchdowns. For the Ducks, their playoff prospects look quite uncomplicated: triumph and they remain in. And if they play in addition to they have since losing a heartbreaker at Washington on Oct. 13, it’s a possible situation.– Kyle Bonagura Up next: vs. USC The Longhorns made it through a Kansas State rally, then headed to overtime where a furious pass rush thwarted a fourth-down

effort to choose the win by the Wildcats when a basket would have tied the game and sent it to a second OT. Texas outgained Kansas State 478-360 (consisting of 230 hurrying yards)and won its seventh straight against the Wildcats, holding K-State to 33 lawns hurrying and snapping a 28-game streak with at least 100 lawns on the ground for the Wildcats. The Longhorns, No. 7 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, include a top-25 win to their résumé.– Dave Wilson Up next: at TCU

Alabama had a historical night versus LSU. Jalen Milroe ended up being the first Alabama quarterback to run for four touchdowns. Coach Nick Saban got his 202nd win at Alabama, passing Georgia’s Vince Dooley for the second-most wins at a single SEC school( Bear Bryant won 224 games in 25 seasons at Alabama). And Will Reichard ended up being the fourth player– and very first kicker– in FBS history to score 500 career points, joining Navy’s Keenan Reynolds( 530 from 2012 to 2015), Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Dixon (522 from 2012 to 2015 )and Wisconsin’s Montee Ball (500 from 2009 to 2012).– ESPN Stats & Info Up next: at Kentucky(midday ET, ESPN ) With its September loss to Alabama in Tuscaloosa

a remote memory, Ole Miss held back a late Texas A&M return for a 38-35 win. Star running back Quinshon Judkins’3rd touchdown run of the game– including 1:40 left in regulation– and Deantre Prince’s block of Randy Bond’s 47-yard basket effort as time expired enabled the Rebels to forget how they let a 10-point fourth-quarter lead liquify. Quarterback Jaxson Dart( 24-of-33 passing for 387 yards and two touchdowns) assisted Tre Harris(11 receptions for 213 lawns and a goal on 15 targets )have a profession day. Harris eclipsed the 100-yard receiving mark for the fourth time this season, while the offense racked up 299 of its 518 total lawns in the first half. Judkins(102 rushing lawns ), a sophomore, had his ninth multi-touchdown game since the start of 2022, an FBS high. As they get ready for next week’s check out to Georgia after a fifth straight triumph, the Rebels are off to an 8-1 start for the third time in the past 60 years(1990 and 2022 ).– Blake Baumgartner Up next: at Georgia The Nittany Lions beat Maryland 52-15 despite the truth that Terps quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa opened with 17 straight completions. Tagovailoa ended up with 286 passing backyards and a touchdown, however the Penn State defense held Maryland to minus-49 overall hurrying yards(consisting of sack yardage). That is the second-fewest hurrying yards allowed a game by Penn State in program history. The defense did its job, setting up 27 points in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Drew Allar ended up with 240 passing yards and 4 goals in the win, which puts Penn State at 8-1 on the season as it looks ahead to its next game with Michigan, the No. 3 group in the country.– VanHaaren Up next: vs. Michigan (twelve noon ET, Fox) It barely mattered that leading receiver Jamari Thrash remained versus Virginia Tech with an injury. The Cardinals pounded the ball on the ground, hurrying for 231 backyards en path to another dominant win, 34-3 over the Hokies. Isaac Guerendo had 146 yards hurrying and three touchdowns

on 11 carries, assisting improve the running game with Jawhar Jordan restricted as he continues to handle injury. But possibly the most underrated story on this group is its defense. Louisville has actually beaten its previous two challengers by a combined rating of 57-3. Louisville has now held five straight challengers under 300 lawns of overall offense and under 100 hurrying backyards. At 5-1 in conference play, Louisville has the inside track to make it to the ACC national championship.– Adelson Up next: vs. Virginia, Thursday(7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) A week after a humbling loss to Oregon, the Utes roared back with a 55-3 win against Arizona State to remain in the Pac-12 title game race. It was Utah’s a lot of total performance of the season

and came when ASU had been getting gradually better over the previous couple of weeks. QB Bryson Barnes completed 19 of 28 passes for simply 161 backyards, however linked on 4 touchdown tosses– two to Devaughn Vele. Running back Ja’Quinden Jackson ran for 111 yards on 13 carries as the Utes amassed 352 lawns on the ground. Defensively, the Utes were even better: They limited ASU to 43 lawns hurrying and 40 backyards passing.– Bonagura Up next: at Washington The Tigers will need to overcome another near-miss against Georgia, but they’ve still got a possibility to assemble an unforgettable season . Unique

groups errors and 2 late turnovers doomed Missouri in the roadway loss. The good news: Quarterback Brady Cook and running back Cody Schrader had their way versus among the better defenses in the FBS. Schrader ran for 112 yards with one goal on 22 brings; Prepare ran for 57 yards( he lost 18 on 3 sacks )and passed for 212 yards with one score. Cook’s two late interceptions doomed Missouri’s opportunities of coming back. The Tigers host Tennessee and Florida the next 2 weeks before closing the routine season at Arkansas.– Schlabach Up next: vs. Tennessee The Beavers overcame early miscues to outlast Colorado behind a defense that held the Buffaloes out of the end zone for more than 49 minutes. The overall performance was far from crisp, as

Oregon State two times fumbled in its own territory in the first half and a 2-point conversion attempt was returned 88 yards for points after a bad breeze. But coordinator Trent Bray’s defense controlled a disjointed Colorado offense, allowing only 78 lawns through 3 quarters and tape-recording four sacks, 7 quarterback hurries and 6 tackles for loss. Linebacker Andrew Chatfield Jr. blazed a trail with three sacks, 2 quarterback rushes and two pass breaks up, while linebackers Easton Mascarenas-Arnold and Cory Stover integrated for three deals with for loss and a forced fumble. Quarterback DJ Uiagalelei had 223 pass lawns with a death and hurrying touchdown. The offense responded to Colorado’s very first goal with a lengthy drive culminating with a basket.– Adam Rittenberg Up next: vs. Stanford There wasn’t much drama for the Vols heading into their essential stretch of the season. They led 35-3 at the half after rolling up more than 400 backyards in the very first half on their way to a 59-3 demolition of UConn on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. Quarterback Joe Milton III

passed for 2 touchdowns and ran for a TD, and Tennessee finished with 650 backyards in total offense. But the Vols’defense also got into the act. They scored 3 protective touchdowns, the very first time in school history that has actually occurred. UConn was never going to be much of a test for Tennessee, which now has actually won 14 straight games in your home. The Vols’season will be shaped by their next 2 games. They travel to Missouri next Saturday and after that come back home to deal with Georgia on Nov. 18.– Chris Low Up next: at Missouri The Cowboys claimed last Chaos bragging rights with a thrilling 27-24 triumph over No. 10 Oklahoma as Mike Gundy made his 100th career Huge 12 win, signing up with just Bob Stoops and Expense Snyder because club. Oklahoma was intent on slowing Ollie Gordon II, who still handled 137 backyards and 2 touchdowns on a career-high 33 carries, however Alan Bowman tossed for 334 backyards, including a breakout efficiency

by Rashod Owens with 10

catches for 136 backyards. OSU rattled its 5th straight win and all of an abrupt is right in the mix for the Huge 12 title game.– Dave Wilson Up next: at UCF (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) The Jayhawks reached the seven-win mark for the first time considering that 2008 with a 28-21 win against Iowa State to remain in the Big 12 title race. The win likewise marked the first time Kansas won back-to-back conference games given that 2008. QB Jason Bean completed 14 of 23 passes for 287 yards with an 80-yard goal pass to Lawrence Arnold that offered Kansas

a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter

. The Jayhawks host Texas Tech and Kansas State the next 2 games before completing the regular season with a trip to Cincinnati.– Bonagura Up next: vs. Texas Tech The Sooners couldn’t make the plays when they needed them most, fumbling a direct breeze to Jovantae Barnes at the OSU 34, ending a drive in the very first quarter and then failing to transform a fourth-and-5 play with 1:01 left in the game when Drake Stoops was picked up a 3-yard gain with Oklahoma trailing by 3 at

midfield. Dillon Gabriel was 26-of-37 for 344 backyards and a touchdown, and Gavin Sawchuk reeled off a 64-yard scoring run en route to 111 lawns rushing. The Sooners filled up to stop Ollie Gordon II, who ran 33 times for 137 lawns, however Alan Bowman made them pay with 334 yards passing as the Sooners lost the last scheduled Bedlam game, one that will sting for a while, while likewise putting OU in a logjam with 2 losses in the Big 12 race.– Dave Wilson Up next: vs. West Virginia The Dukes keep rolling. Against a Georgia State group that was balancing 30 points per game and 6.1 lawns per play, JMU balanced simply 14 and 4.8, respectively. Meanwhile, quarterback Jordan McCloud threw for 307 yards and

four touchdowns and rushed for 104

backyards and 2 more scores as the Dukes won 42-14. You know the details by now: In their second FBS season, they’re still ineligible for the Sun Belt title, and they can’t bowl unless there aren’t adequate bowl-eligible teams. However Curt Cignetti’s program is creating the very best two-year FBS launching because Marshall went 22-4 in 1997-98. However Marshall had Randy Moss for among those years– the Dukes are doing this with mortals.(Marshall likewise got to bowl both seasons. )– Connelly Up next: vs. UConn (2 p.m. ET, ESPN +) Tulane looked unstable early but rebounded to win its seventh straight game and remain undefeated in AAC play. The Green Wave defense held East Carolina to 190 total lawns– 143 of

which can be found in the first quarter as the Pirates leapt to a 10-0 lead. However Tulane permitted simply 47 backyards over the last 3 quarters. Despite tallying its fewest points in a triumph given that 2014, according to ESPN Stats & Information, the Green Wave offense did enough behind quarterback Michael Pratt(16-of-25 passing for 213 backyards and a goal), running back Makhi Hughes (105 hurrying lawns on 25 carries )and Valentino Ambrosio’s two basket. Tulane got rid of a deficit of a minimum of 10 points to win for the third time this season( connected for the lead in the FBS).– Baumgartner Up next: vs. Tulsa(twelve noon ET, ESPN2) The Tigers can’t state they didn’t have an opportunity at Alabama. Scoring right before halftime and once again to begin the second half, momentum was squarely in their favor. All they needed was to make a stop. However in what ended up being a style, the

defense let LSU down. Jalen Milroe’s four passes of 20-plus backyards were something. Letting him run wild with 155 lawns and four touchdowns rushing was rather another. Jayden Daniels was excellent, representing three touchdowns (two death, one rushing), but was knocked out of the game late with an obvious head injury. Dealt a third loss, LSU’s hopes of reaching the SEC championship and making a run at the College Football Playoff pretty much ended in Tuscaloosa.– Alex Scarborough Up next: vs. Florida Marcus Freeman’s Combating Irish played maybe their 2 finest games of the season before heading to Clemson, however they couldn’t keep the momentum going early Saturday. Red zone failures and a pick-six gave Clemson a 24-6 lead midway through the 2nd quarter, and while Notre Dame outscored the

Tigers from there, the Irish

went scoreless over their final six belongings and fell 31-23. The Irish defense held Clemson to 285 total backyards(4.1 per play), and Audric Estime gained 120 combined hurrying and getting backyards. However Sam Hartman went a dismal 13 for 30 for just 146 lawns and 2 interceptions, and Notre Dame fell to 7-3 general. Any wish for a New Year’s Six bowl bid are pretty much toast.– Costs Connelly Up next: vs. Wake Forest, Nov. 18 The Tar Heels snapped their two-game losing streak, thanks in big part to their FCS opponent– Campbell. North Carolina cruised to a 59-7 triumph as Drake Maye threw 4 goal passes and Omarion Hampton had 144 lawns hurrying. But the

reality is, we will not understand what type of protective enhancements this group has made until next week, when it hosts rival Duke. In its two-game losing streak, North Carolina’s defense regressed, and coach Mack Brown said fixing it was a priority. The final stretch of the season is tough. After Duke, North Carolina completes on the roadway against Clemson and NC State.– Adelson Up next: vs. Duke (8 p.m. ET, ACC Network ) While Colorado was getting offseason headlines, Arizona was the Pac-12 group revving up for a major turn-around. The Wildcats beat

UCLA 27-10 to protect their third straight win– all against ranked challengers– and stay in the Pac-12 title chase. QB Noah Fifita does not appear like he’ll relinquish the beginning task back to Jayden de Laura anytime soon. He finished 25 of 32 passes for 300 backyards against UCLA as the Wildcats ended up being bowl eligible. They have not played in a bowl game because the 2017 season, the last under previous coach Rich Rodriguez. Arizona takes a trip to Colorado next week before finishing the routine season with games against Utah and Arizona.– Bonagura Up next: at Colorado Touchdown, fumble, goal, goal, goal, touchdown, goal, goal. Then another goal in garbage time. Liberty made easy work of Louisiana Tech on Saturday, scoring on

almost every belongings, surging to a 28-10 halftime lead and cruising to a 56-30 win to transfer to 9-0 in Jamey Chadwell’s first season. Kaidon Salter tossed for 297 backyards and 4 scores– he has 1,959 passing backyards and 664 rushing backyards for the season– while Quinton Cooley ran for 179 lawns. The Flames’ offense ran circle the Tech defense to the tune of 602 lawns at 8.6 per play. With Flying force’s loss to Army, Liberty will move up the Group of 5 chain of command, however a weak strength of schedule might prevent it from landing in the CFP rankings.– Connelly Up next: vs. Old Rule( 1 p.m. ET, ESPN +)

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