Week 3 was a boring week for college football. There were few can't-miss matchups, and even fewer dramatic changes in the rankings outside of USC, Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia Tech.
|RANK||TEAM||RECORD||POINTS||FIRST PLACE VOTES||PREVIOUS RANK||CHANGE|
|1||Florida State Seminoles||2-0||1502||50||1|
|2||Alabama Crimson Tide||3-0||1408||1||2|
|7||Texas A&M Aggies||3-0||1159||8||1|
|9||Notre Dame Fighting Irish||3-0||966||11||2|
|11||Michigan State Spartans||1-1||776||13||2|
|12||Ole Miss Rebels||3-0||769||15||3|
|13||Arizona State Sun Devils||3-0||732||14||1|
|16||South Carolina Gamecocks||2-1||529||23||7|
|18||Ohio State Buckeyes||2-1||402||18|
|20||Kansas State Wildcats||2-0||381||20|
|25||North Carolina Tar Heels||2-0||128||25|
Schools Dropped Out: No. 19 Virginia Tech.
Others Receiving Votes: Duke 100; Mississippi State 92; Oklahoma State 83; Florida 72; TCU 50; Virginia Tech 47; Washington 44; East Carolina 35; Penn State 26; Marshall 25; West Virginia 19; Arizona 18; Cincinnati 15; Northern Illinois 10; Oregon State 8; Louisville 8; Arkansas 7; Pittsburgh 5; North Carolina State 4; Boston College 4; Memphis 2; Boise State 1; Virginia 1.
NIU, currently the only undefeated team in the MAC, received 10 votes this week. Up five from their five the Huskies received a week ago. While no MAC teams are ranked this week, the MAC does play a pair of ranked teams this weekend. Bowling Green heads out to Wisconsin to play the No. 17 Badgers are noon on ESPN2. Also at noon this Saturday, EMU visits in-state foe Michigan State, currently ranked No. 11.
Oh, and how about the coaches finally giving a Group of Five team (BYU) some love?