Week 9 Football Top 25 Rankings

1#2 Florida State Football 2014 PreviewFlorida StateFlorida State got a much needed week off to prepare for Thursday night's showdown in Louisville.1
2Mississippi State Football Top 25 RankingsMississippi StateMississippi State survied a road trip to Kentucky. Things should go even smoother at home against Arkansas.3
3#1 Alabama Football 2014 PreviewAlabamaAlabama gets a week off to prepare for a tough final stretch that includes LSU, Mississippi State and Auburn.4
4#4 Michigan State Football 2014 PreviewMichigan StateOnce again the Spartans defense was all over Michigan. The big one againt Ohio State is after a week off.5
5#3 Oregon Football 2014 PreviewOregonThe Ducks handled Cal in an expected shootout. This week they host Stanford with the Pac-12 North on the line.6
6Mississippi Football Top 25 Rankings
MississippiBo Wallace and Ole Miss struggled to move the ball against LSU and suffered their first loss of the season.2
7#22 Notre Dame Football 2014 PreviewNotre DameThe Irish had to spend another week thinking about the Florida State loss. Next up is a trip to Navy.7
8Kansas State Football Top 25 Rankings
Kansas StateKansas State shutdown the Texas offense in a 23-0 win. The Wildcats allowed just 196 yards of total offense.8
9#6 Auburn Football 2014 PreviewAuburnAuburn is still in the mix for an SEC West title, but they will have to beat Ole Miss on Saturday to stay alive.10
10#12 Baylor Football 2014 PreviewBaylorBaylor had an extra week to figure out what went wrong at WVU. They won't need it for Kansas though.9
11TCU Football Top 25 Rankings
TCUTrevone Boykin threw seven touchdown passes as TCU dropped 82 points on poor Texas Tech.11
12#14 Georgia Football 2014 PreviewGeorgiaGeorgia enjoyed a week off to prepare for the final stretch. It starts against Florida on Saturday afternoon.12
13#8 Ohio State Football 2014 PreviewOhio StateThe Buckeyes survived a tough road trip to Penn State and will return home to get an easy win over Illinois.13
14#17 Arizona State Football 2014 PreviewArizona StateIt wasn't pretty, but the Sun Devils slipped past Washington. It won't be easy this week either against Utah.14
15#20 Nebraska Football 2014 PreviewNebraskaNebraska cruised past Rutgers. This week they play Purdue before the tougher Big Ten West contests.15
16Arizona Football Top 25 Rankings
ArizonaArizona cruised past Washington State and they will stay on the road and head to UCLA on Saturday night.17
17LSU Football Top 25
LSUAn SEC West title may be out of reach, but LSU will ruin some dreams on the way…like Bama on 11/8.18
18#9 Oklahoma Football 2014 PreviewOklahomaOklahoma is another Big 12 team coming off of a bye following a tough loss. They head to Iowa State this week.16
19East Carolina Football Top 25 Rankings
East CarolinaEast Carolina had some trouble with Connecticut, but came away with a 31-21 win. A trip to Temple awaits.19
20Marshall Football Top 25 Rankings
MarshallMarshall was down at halftime to Florida Atlantic, but went on to win 35-16. They head to Southern Miss this week.22
21Utah Football Top 25 Rankings
UtahThe Utes picked up another nice win against USC and there are many, many more chances for big wins to come.23
22Clemson Football Top 25 RankingsClemsonWith a 16-6 victory over Syracuse, Clemson has now won five in a row. They will make it six at Wake Forest.21
23West Virginia Football Top 25 RankingsWest VirginiaWest Virginia moved to 4-1 in Big 12 play and have a good shot at winning the conference, but they must beat TCU.NR
24#10 UCLA Football 2014 PreviewUCLAIt took double overtime, but UCLA eventually knocked off Colorado in a 40-37 thriller.20
25Wisconsin Football Top 25
WisconsinThe Badgers dropped 52 points on Maryland and allowed just a single late touchdown.25