Week 8 Football Top 25 Rankings

1#2 Florida State Football 2014 PreviewFlorida StateFlorida State survived their toughest test of the season. A trip to Louisville on 10/30 may be their second toughest.1
2#24 Mississippi Football 2014 PreviewMississippiOle Miss got one step closer to perfection with a win against Tennessee. This week they head to LSU.4
3Mississippi State Football Top 25 Rankings
Mississippi StateMSU got a well deserved week off. Home games against Arkansas and Tennessee-Martin may feel like more weeks off.5
4#1 Alabama Football 2014 PreviewAlabamaThe Tide absolutely crushed Texas A&M, although that may say more about the Aggies than Alabama.7
5#4 Michigan State Football 2014 PreviewMichigan StateThe Spartans rolled over Indiana. Next up is a home game against Michigan who will want to ruin MSU's season.6
6#3 Oregon Football 2014 PreviewOregonThe Ducks dropped UW 45-20. They head to Berkeley on Friday night and Cal is playing some good football.8
7#22 Notre Dame Football 2014 PreviewNotre DameThe Irish lost a thriller at Florida State. This team is not out of the playoff picture yet though.3
8Kansas State Football Top 25 Rankings
Kansas StateKansas State went to Norman and came away with a massive 31-30 victory. Texas is next and then it gets tough.14
9#12 Baylor Football 2014 PreviewBaylorBaylor fell from the ranks of the unbeaten with their tough loss to WVU. They get a week off to rest.2
10#6 Auburn Football 2014 PreviewAuburnThe Tigers got a week of in the middle of their brutal stretch of games. Next up is South Carolina on Saturday night.10
11TCU Football Top 25 Rankings
TCUTCU absolutely dominated Oklahoma State. By Big 12 standards, they have a couple "easy" weeks coming up.17
12#14 Georgia Football 2014 PreviewGeorgiaWith or without Todd Gurley, Georgia is the team to beat in the SEC East. They host Florida this week.11
13#8 Ohio State Football 2014 PreviewOhio StateThe Buckeyes have now scored 50 or more points in four straight games. Penn State should end that streak.12
14#17 Arizona State Football 2014 PreviewArizona StateASU finally got a win over Stanford. The defense looked much, much better than they did the last two games.13
15#20 Nebraska Football 2014 PreviewNebraskaThe Cornhuskers defense looked great in the second half against Northwestern. Wins should continue for a while.15
16#9 Oklahoma Football 2014 PreviewOklahomaOklahoma fell to 2-2 in Big 12 play and a Big 12 title now looks quite unlikely. They now get a week off.9
17Arizona Football Top 25 Rankings
Arizonahe Wildcats had to wait longer than they would have liked to put that tough loss to USC behind them.16
18LSU Football Top 25
LSULSU looked like LSU again, but we'll see if they can do the same against Ole Miss on Saturday night.22
19East Carolina Football Top 25 Rankings
East CarolinaEast Carolina hosts Connecticut on Thursday night. There probably isn't a team in the AAC that can beat ECU.24
20#10 UCLA Football 2014 PreviewUCLAThe Bruins finally ended their two game skid, but the 36-34 win over California was not very impressive.20
21Clemson Football Top 25 Rankings
ClemsonFor a second straight week, the Clemson offense looked shaky, but the defense led them to a win.25
22Marshall Football Top 25 RankingsMarshallMarshall moved to 7-0 with a pretty easy win over FIU. The schedule may be easy, but this team can score.NR
23Utah Football Top 25 RankingsUtahUtah picked up a quality 29-23 overtime win at Oregon State. However, the next five games are brutal.NR
24USC Football Top 25 Rankings
USCCody Kessler threw for seven touchdown passes as USC crushed Colorado. The Trojans head to Utah this week.NR
25Wisconsin Football Top 25
WisconsinThe upcoming games against Maryland and Rutgers are not as simple for this team as it once looked.23