10. Nebraska 42, Fresno State 29
The Cornhuskers have yet to be tested so far this year. Taylor Martinez continued to terrorize defenses throwing for 219 yards and a touchdown and running for 166 yards and 2 scores. Nebraska finally gets a decent foe this week as they host Washington.
9. Oklahoma State 37, Arizona 14
The Brandon Weeden-Justin Blackmon combo just keeps getting better and better. Blackmon continues to prove weekly that he is the best receiver in the country, as he killed the Wildcats secondary for 128 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Cowboys offense was unstoppable as Weeden threw for 397 yards and 2 touchdowns and Joseph Randle ran for 121 yards and found the end zone twice. Oklahoma State hit the road for the first time as they head to Tulsa this weekend.
8. Wisconsin 35, Oregon State 0
The people in Madison are pretty pumped that Russell Wilson decided to transfer from NC State. He continues to lead this offense to great things, as he threw for 189 yards and 3 touchdowns. The Beavers not only got beat in the air but on the ground as well, with Montee Ball running for 118 yards and 2 scores. Wisconsin takes on Northern Illinois in Solider Field this weekend.
7. Texas A&M
The Aggies had this past Saturday off and host Idaho this weekend.
6. Stanford 44, Duke 14
If Andrew Luck wins the Heisman, Duke should be thanked in his acceptance speech. Luck torched the Blue Devils for 290 yards and 4 touchdowns. The Cardinals open their Pac 12 conference schedule as they head to Arizona this weekend.
5. Florida State 62, Charleston Southern 10
Seminole fans are quickly forgetting Christian Ponder and embracing E.J. Manuel. Florida State compiled 647 total yards and 477 passing yards against Charleston Southern, while only allowing 84 yards from their opponent. Manuel continues to impress throwing 329 yards and 4 touchdowns. Things get real this week as they host the number 1 team in the land Oklahoma in prime time Saturday night.
4. Boise State
The Broncos leave the smurf turf to travel to Toledo for a Friday night affair.
3. Alabama 27, Penn State 11
Trent Richardson did not make it a very “Happy” Valley, as he ran through the Nittany Lion defense for 111 yards and 2 touchdowns. A.J. McCarron was not fantastic passing, but made some big throws when he needed to and threw a touchdown pass. The Crimson tide defense forced 3 Penn State turnovers.
2. LSU 49, Northwestern State 3
The Tigers have found themselves quite a combo in the backfield with Michael Ford and Alfred Blue. The two combined for 125 yard and 3 touchdowns on the ground in a demolition of Northwestern State. Jared Lee in his second game under center threw for 133 yards and 1 score. The SEC schedule begins for LSU this week as they travel to Starkville to take on Mississippi State Thursday night.
First major test for the Sooners as they travel to Tallahassee to take on the Seminoles.