VAVEL USA NCAA Football Week 8 Top 25 Rankings
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VAVEL USA NCAA Football Week 8 Top 25 Rankings

A group of VAVEL NCAA writers voted to form our pre-Week 8 edition of the NCAA Football Top 25 Rankings.

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Zach Drapkin

A new #1!? Despite Ohio State staying undefeated!?

VAVEL's NCAA Football writers this week voted on a shocking poll that sent the ol' Buckeyes down to #3 and crowned a new #1 and #2.

Here are this week's VAVEL Top 25 Rankings.


#1 Utah (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated Arizona State 34-18

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at USC, 7:30 PM EST


#2 Baylor (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated West Virginia 62-38

Upcoming Matchup: HOME Saturday - Iowa State, 12:00 PM EST


#3 Ohio State (7-0)

Last Week: Defeated Penn State 38-10

Upcoming Matchup: HOME Saturday - Rutgers, 8:00 PM EST


#4 TCU (7-0)

Last Week: Defeated Iowa State 45-21

This Week: BYE


#5 LSU (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated Florida 35-28

Upcoming Matchup: HOME Saturday - Western Kentucky, 7:00 PM EST


#6 Clemson (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated Boston College 34-17

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at Miami (FL), 12:00 PM EST


#7 Michigan State (7-0)

Last Week: Defeated Michigan 27-23

Upcoming Matchup: HOME Saturday - Indiana, 3:30 PM EST


#8 Alabama (6-1)

Last Week: Defeated Texas A&M 41-23

Upcoming Matchup: HOME Saturday - Tennessee, 3:30 PM EST


#9 Florida State (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated Louisville 41-21

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at Georgia Tech, 7:00 PM EST


#10 Iowa (7-0)

Last Week: Defeated Northwestern 40-10

This Week: BYE


#11 Notre Dame (6-1)

Last Week: Defeated USC 41-31

This Week: BYE


#12 Oklahoma State (6-0)

Last Week: BYE

Upcoming Matchup: Home Saturday - Kansas, 3:30 PM ET


#13 Stanford (5-1)

Last Week: Defeated UCLA 56-35

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at Washington, 7:30 PM EST


#14 Florida (6-1)

Last Week: Defeated 35-28 by LSU

This Week: BYE


#15 Texas A&M (5-1)

Last Week: Defeated 41-23 by Alabama

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at Ole Miss, 7:00 PM EST


#16 Memphis (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated Ole Miss 37-24

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Friday at Tulsa, 7:00 PM EST


#17 Oklahoma (5-1)

Last Week: Defeated Kansas State 55-0

Upcoming Matchup: HOME Saturday - Texas Tech, 3:30 PM EST


#18 Michigan (5-2)

Last Week: Defeated 27-23 by Michigan State

This Week: BYE


#19 Temple (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated UCF 30-16

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Thursday at East Carolina, 7:00 PM EST


#20 Toledo (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated Eastern Michigan 63-20

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at Massachusetts, 3:00 PM EST


#21 California (5-1)

Last Week: BYE

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Thursday at UCLA, 9:00 PM EST


#22 Houston (6-0)

Last Week: Defeated Tulane 42-7

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at UCF, 12:00 PM EST


#23 Duke (5-1)

Last Week: BYE

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at Virginia Tech, 3:30 PM EST


#24 Ole Miss (5-2)

Last Week: Defeated 37-24 by Memphis

Upcoming Matchup: HOME Saturday - Texas A&M, 7:00 PM EST


#25 Pittsburgh (5-1)

Last Week: Defeated Georgia Tech 31-28

Upcoming Matchup: AWAY Saturday at Syracuse, 12:00 PM EST


Tune back in next week for pre-Week 9 rankings.

Credit to Max Rizer for his help with the information found in this article.

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