Week 1 Football Top 25 Rankings

1USC College Football 2012 Team PreviewUSCThe Trojans offense was firing on all cylinders against Hawaii. Syracuse's defense will be in for a battle this week.1
2LSU College Football 2012 Team PreviewLSUThe Tigers did not really get to see the best of new QB Zach Mettenberger in an easy win against North Texas.2
3Alabama College Football 2012 Team PreviewAlabamaWell, it really did not take very long at all for the Alabama defense to find its new superstars.3
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OklahomaOklahoma had to scrap their way to a 24-7 win at UTEP. They'll have to play better on both sides of the ball soon.4
5#5 Oregon Football 2012 Preview
OregonOregon piled up 50 points against Arkansas State in the first half before slowing down a little bit in the second.5
6Georgia College Football 2012 Team PreviewGeorgiaThe first half was not pretty, but Georgia pulled things together and beat Buffalo 45-23 on Saturday afternoon.7
7Wisconsin College Football 2012 Team Preview
WisconsinThe Badgers got all they wanted from UNI, but Montee Ball is great and Danny O'Brien looked solid too.8
8Virginia Tech College Football 2012 Team Preview
Virginia TechVirginia Tech's offense was not as potent as many hoped, but they played Beamer Ball and came out with a win.9
9Michigan College Football 2012 Team Preview
MichiganMichigan was never really in the game against Alabama. The offense should have more luck against Air Force.6
10South Carolina College Football 2012 Team Preview
South CarolinaIt wasn't pretty, but South Carolina went on the road to Vanderbilt and got an SEC victory. Those are never easy.11
11Florida State College Football 2012 Team PreviewFlorida StateFlorida State started last year with some big wins too before losing three in a row.12
12Oklahoma State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Oklahoma StateThe Cowboys put up 84 points against Savannah State. A trip to Arizona this weekend will be interesting.13
13Michigan State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Michigan StateQuarterback Andrew Maxwell was not very good in his first start, but Le'Veon Bell got the job done against Boise.17
14Arkansas College Football 2012 Team Preview
ArkansasTyler Wilson threw for 367 yards and three scores against FCS member Jacksonville State in a 49-24 win.18
15Stanford College Football 2012 Team PreviewStanfordStanford was very sloppy in their 20-17 win over San Jose State Friday. They will need to play better against Duke.10
16Clemson College Football 2012 Team PreviewClemsonClemson had to make due without Sammy Watkins, but that proved not to be an issue against Auburn.20
17Texas College Football 2012 Team Preview
TexasThe Longhorns had a little trouble with Wyoming. Things should be a little smoother in week two.16
18Boise State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Boise StateBoise State's little streak of opening game victories over ranked opponents came to an end in East Lansing.14
19West Virginia Football 2012 Team PreviewWest VirginiaWest Virginia's Big 12 debut saw them looking like a real Big 12 team. They scored 69 points against Marshall.19
20Ohio State College Football 2012 Team PreviewOhio StateThe Buckeyes got a huge game from Braxton Miller on Saturday and will now play fellow not bowl eligible UCF.22
21Nebraska College Football 2012 Team PreviewNebraskaTaylor Martinez beat Southern Miss with his arm, not his legs. That's a great sign for Nebraska moving forward.24
22Florida College Football 2012 Team PreviewFloridaThe battle of Urban Meyer's former teams was pretty ugly, but Florida ended up with a 27-14 win over BGSU.21
23Auburn College Football 2012 Team Preview
AuburnAuburn fell to Clemson, but they put up a better fight than many expected and this is a team to watch out for.18
24TCU College Football 2012 Team Preview
TCUTCU starts their season this week against Grambling State, a team that is coming off of a disappointing loss.23
25Kansas State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Kansas StateAt one point Kansas State was tied 9-9 with Missouri State. They ended up winning 51-9.