College Football Rankings: Ohio State Tightens Its Grip on No. 1

by RJ Young
Football Writer at Fox Sports College

The Ohio Bucks They are the best team in the country.

Both Georgia And the Alabamaformer #1 here, have shown flaws against teams who aren’t talented enough to exploit them.

Georgia needed a big fourth quarter to beat them 42-10 Auburn She looks more impressive than she was, and Alabama almost lost to itself Texas A&M The team that has now lost three of the last six matches, including one where the team put money in the bag for 3-3 Appalachian State.

Meanwhile, the Buckeyes didn’t play with their full lineup of offensive playmakers – wide receivers jackson smith ngigbaAnd the Julian Fleming As well as their appearance Mian Williams And the Trivon Henderson – All at once. However, they did nothing but show dominance from the second week onwards and a double-digit win Notre Dame He no longer looks smelly thanks to the Irish fighters who kicked out a mattress BYU Saturday band.

Ohio State Quarterback CJ Stroud It was another world during this stretch.

against Michigan StateStroud has thrown more touchdown passes (six) than incomplete passes (five), and his performances during the first half of the season make him the leader. To win the Heisman Prize If its shape holds.

Ohio State defeats Michigan State in Week 6

Ohio State defeats Michigan State in Week 6

RJ Young’s reaction to the Buckeyes victory over Michigan State.

Halfway through the season, it’s not just that Ohio State is the number one team in the state. The Buckeyes are the only team that has proven deserving of the crown over the past two weeks.

1. Ohio State (6-0)

Defeated Michigan StateAnd the 49-20

Stroud completed 21 of 26 pass attempts for 361 yards with six TDs and an INT. Henderson added 118 accelerating yards on 19 buggies and a receiver Emeka Ajboka And the Marvin Harrison Jr. Each collected more than 100 yards into the Spartans Trail.

2. Alabama (6-0)

Defeated Texas A&MAnd the 24-20

Alabama winner missed by ruling Heisman Bryce Young But he managed to survive the match that reached the last game. The tide turned the ball four times and the full-back was in reserve Galen Millrow Completed 12 of 19 passes for 111 yards with three TDs and an INT.

3. Georgia (6-0)

Defeated AuburnAnd the 10-42

Georgia has not lost the oldest competition in the Deep South at home since 2005 and has extended its winning streak against the Tigers to six.

4. Michigan (6-0)

Defeated IndianaAnd the 10-31

JJ McCarthy He completed 28 of 46 for 304 yards with the INT, while Heisman won Blake Corum He rushed for 124 yards in 25 cars as the Wolverines beat the Hoosiers 21-0 in the second half in Bloomington.

Michigan seems to dominate Indiana

Michigan seems to dominate Indiana

RJ Young discusses how the Michigan Wolverines turned on Indiana despite a scary moment on the Wolverines’ side.

5. Clemson (6-0)

Defeated Boston CollegeAnd the 31-3

DJ Uiagalelei It passed for 220 yards and three touchdowns as the Tigers withdrew late.

6. Oklahoma (5-0)

Defeated Texas TechAnd the 41-31

The Pokes suspended the Red Raiders to prepare a Big 12 supremacy showdown against the undefeated TCU on Saturday.

7. Tennessee (5-0)

Defeated LSUAnd the 40-13

Folders delivery LSU Losing for the first time since 2016, as they improve to 5-0 – their best start since 2016. Next week, Tennessee is looking to score its first win over Alabama since 2006.

8. USC (6-0)

Defeated Washington stateAnd the 14-30

USC running backwards Travis Dye He rushed for at least 100 yards in four of the Trojans’ five victories. He made 27 lunges for 146 yards with a TD against Wazzu.

9. Pennsylvania state (5-0)


10. Mississippi (6-0)

Defeated VanderbiltAnd the 52-28

The Rebels bounced off a 10-10 shortfall to blow the doors off the Commodore. Ole Miss Quarterback jackson dart He threw for 448 yards with three TDs and two INTs in the win.

11. Oregon (5-1)

Defeated ArizonaAnd the 49-22

Bo Knicks It passed 265 yards and lunged for three touchdowns in an easy win for the ducks.

12. University of California (6-0)

defeated Utah, 42-32

The Bruins became the first Chip Kelly-led team to start the season 6-0 since the Oregon Ducks in 2012. The Ducks finished the season as the nation’s No. 2 team, 12-1.

UCLA is real!

UCLA is real!

RJ Young talks about UCLA’s surprisingly impressive victory over Utah, and explains why the Bruins’ Chip Kelly is starting to emerge as a mainstay.

13. TCU (5-0)

defeated kansas, 38-31

The Horned Frogs improved to 5-0 for the first time since 2017 when head coach Sonny Dykes was an analyst on the TCU coaching staff.

14. Mississippi (5-1)

Defeated ArkansasAnd the 40-17

The Bulldogs benefited from an Arkansas team playing without a spell and starting a quarterback KJ Jefferson. MSU Quarterback Will Rogers They threw for 395 yards with an all-time completion record for a SEC Champion with 31 in 48 pass attempts against the pigs.

15th. Kansas State (5-1)

Defeated IowaAnd the 10-9

Adrian Martinez It passed 246 yards as the Wildcats avoided getting upset.

16. Syracuse (5-0)


17. Wake Forest (5-1)

Defeated armyAnd the 45-10

The Deacons led the Deacons 38-0 to enter the fourth quarter of the match which was not close enough.

18. North Carolina (5-1)

Defeated FloridaAnd the 19-17

With the game balanced, the Wolfpack defense made a decisive turn in the last moments of the game to take its fifth win.

19. Utah (4-2)

Lost University of California42-32

Utes ceded more than 30 points for the first time all season.

20. kansas (5-1)

lost to TCU, 38-31

The Jayhawks responded valiantly to their starting quarterback, Gallon DanielsIn the first half, they failed to achieve their sixth win.

21. Texas (4-2)

Defeated OklahomaAnd the 49-0

The Longhorns handed the Sooners the worst loss in Red River Showdown history, closing the Sooners for the first time since 1965 and providing the largest margin of victory for Texas in this game.

Oklahoma exploded in front of the Red River

Oklahoma exploded in front of the Red River

RJ Young’s reaction to the Texas Longhorns’ 49-0 defeat of Oklahoma at Red River.

22. Minnesota (4-1)


23. North Carolina (5-1)

Defeated MiamiAnd the 27-24

The UNC defense relinquished 496 pass yards and 540 total to the Hurricanes, but the attack took the defense with 470 total yards, despite allowing five quarterback sacks. Drake May.

Maye finished 19 for 28 for 309 passing yards, with two TDs and two INTs.

24. Coastal Carolina (5-0)

Defeated Louisiana MonroeAnd the 28-21

CJ Beasley He lunged for 115 yards and a pair of scores at 15 carries in for the win.

25. Cincinnati (5-1)

Defeated South FloridaAnd the 28-24

A 35-yard TD run by Charles McClelland In the fourth quarter she won it for the Bearkats.

Read more:

– Heisman Watch: Stroud dominates with 6-day TD

– Even at 6-0, it’s hard to pinpoint No. 4 Michigan

– Michigan walks away to win emotional game after assistant collapse

Red River Showdown: With the return of Queen Ewers, Texas rocks Oklahoma

– Best college football plays: All the best from Wild Week 6

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RJ Young is a writer, national college football analyst for FOX Sports, and podcast host.Show college football number one.Follow him on Twitter at Tweet embed And the Subscribe to “The RJ Young Show” on YouTube.

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