How the Top 50 FBS Teams Fared: Week 3

HOW THE TOP 50 COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAMS FARED

How the Top 50 Football Bowls Subdivision teams fared last week and their upcoming schedules. The Top 50 is based on rankings (Associated Press media/USA Today-American Football Coaches Association/National Football Foundation-Football Writers Association of America) and other independent criteria:

1. Alabama (3-0, 1-0 SEC West) (1/1/1) won at No. 19 Mississippi (1-2, 0-1 SEC West) Saturday, 48-43. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. Kent State (1-2, 0-0 Mid-American East), 12 p.m. (SEC Network).

2. Florida State (2-1, 0-1 ACC Atlantic) (2/2/2) lost at No. 10 Louisville (3-0, 1-0 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 63-20. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 39 South Florida (3-0, 0-0 American East), 12 p.m. (ABC).

3. Ohio State (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten East) (3/4/3) won at No. 15 Oklahoma (1-2, 0-0 Big 12) Saturday, 45-24. Next: Saturday, Oct. 1 vs. Rutgers (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten East), TBA.

4. Clemson (3-0, 0-0 ACC Atlantic) (5/3/4) beat South Carolina State (0-3, 0-0 MEAC) Saturday, 59-0. Next: Thursday, Sept. 22 at Georgia Tech (2-0, 1-0 ACC Coastal), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN).

5. Michigan (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten East) (4/5/5) beat No. 37 Colorado (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 45-28. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. Penn State (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten East), (ABC).

6. Houston (3-0, 1-0 American West) (6/7/6) won at No. 42 Cincinnati Thursday, 40-16. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Texas State (1-1, 0-0 Sun Belt), 7 p.m.

7. Stanford (2-0, 1-0 Pac-12 North) (7/6/7) beat No. 43 Southern California (1-2, 0-1 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 27-10. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 28 UCLA (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 South), 8 p.m. (ABC).

8. Washington (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12 North) (8/9/8) beat Portland State (1-2, 0-0 Big Sky) Saturday, 41-3. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Arizona (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 South), 10:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

9. Wisconsin (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten West) (9/12/10) beat Georgia State (0-3, 0-0 Sun Belt) Saturday, 23-17. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 11 Michigan State (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten East), 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

10. Louisville (3-0, 2-0 ACC Atlantic) (10/10/11) beat No. 2 Florida State (2-1, 0-1 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 63-20. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 48 Marshall (1-1, 0-0 C-USA East), 8 p.m. (CBS Sports Network).

11. Michigan State (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten East) (12/8/13) won at No. 17 Notre Dame (1-2 Independent) Saturday, 36-28. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 9 Wisconsin (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten West), 12 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

12. Texas (2-1, 0-0 Big 12) (11/16/9) lost at California (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 North) Saturday, 50-43. Next: Saturday, Oct. 1 at No. 30 Oklahoma State (2-1, 0-0 Big 12), TBA (FOX Sports 1).

13. Iowa (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten West) (13/11/14) lost to North Dakota State (3-0, 0-0 Missouri Valley) Saturday, 23-21. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Rutgers (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten East), 12 p.m. (ESPN2).

14. Tennessee (3-0, 0-0 SEC East) (15/15/12) beat Ohio (1-2, 0-0 Mid-American East) Saturday, 28-19. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 21 Florida (3-0, 1-0 SEC East), 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

15. Oklahoma (1-2, 0-0 Big 12) (14/14/16) lost to No. 3 Ohio State (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten East) Saturday, 45-24. Next: Saturday, Oct. 1 at No. 26 Texas Christian (2-1, 1-0 Big 12), TBA.

16. Georgia (3-0, 1-0 SEC East) (16/13/15) won at Missouri (1-2, 0-1 SEC East) Saturday, 28-27. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 19 Mississippi (1-2, 0-1 SEC West), 12 p.m. (ESPN).

17. Notre Dame (1-2 Independent) (18/18/17t) lost to No. 11 Michigan State (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten East) Saturday, 36-28. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. Duke (1-2, 0-1 ACC Coastal), 3:30 p.m. (NBC).

18. Texas A&M (3-0, 1-0 SEC West) (17/20/17t) won at No. 36 Auburn (1-2, 0-1 SEC West) Saturday, 29-16. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 23 Arkansas (3-0, 0-0 SEC West), 9 p.m. (ESPN).

19. Mississippi (1-2, 0-1 SEC West) (19/17/19) lost to No. 1 Alabama (3-0, 1-0 SEC West) Saturday, 48-43. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 16 Georgia (3-0, 1-0 SEC East), 12 p.m. (ESPN).

20. Louisiana State (2-1, 1-0 SEC West) (20/22/23) beat Mississippi State (1-2, 1-1 SEC West) Saturday, 23-20. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 36 Auburn (1-2, 0-1 SEC West), 6 p.m. (ESPN).

21. Florida (3-0, 1-0 SEC East) (23/23/20) beat North Texas (1-2, 0-0 C-USA West) Saturday, 32-0. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 14 Tennessee (3-0, 0-0 SEC East), 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

22. Baylor (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) (21/19/27t) beat Rice Friday, 38-10. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 30 Oklahoma State (2-1, 0-0 Big 12), 7:30 p.m. (FOX).

23. Arkansas (3-0, 0-0 SEC West) (24/24/22) beat Texas State (1-1, 0-0 Sun Belt) Saturday, 42-3. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 18 Texas A&M (2-0, 0-0 SEC West), 9 p.m. (ESPN).

24. Miami, Fla. (3-0, 0-0 ACC Coastal) (25/25/21) won at No. 50 Appalachian State (1-2, 0-0 Sun Belt) Saturday, 45-10. Next: Saturday, Oct. 1 at Georgia Tech (3-0, 1-0 ACC Coastal), TBA.

25. Oregon (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 North) (22/21/30t) lost at No. 34 Nebraska (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten West) Saturday, 35-32. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 37 Colorado (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 South), 5:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

26. Texas Christian (2-1, 1-0 Big 12) (26t/26/24) beat Iowa State (0-3, 0-1 Big 12) Saturday, 41-20. Next: Friday, Sept.23 at Southern Methodist (2-1, 0-0 American West), 8 p.m. (ESPN).

27. Utah (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12 South) (26t/28/25t) won at San Jose State (1-2, 0-0 MWC West) Saturday, 34-17. Next: Friday, Sept. 23 vs. No. 43 Southern California (1-2, 0-1 Pac-12 South), 9 p.m. (FOX Sports 1).

28. UCLA (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 South) (29/30/27t) won at No. 44 Brigham Young (1-2 Independent) Saturday, 17-14. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 7 Stanford (2-0, 1-0 Pac-12 North), 8 p.m. (ABC).

29. Boise State (2-0, 0-0 MWC Mountain) (30/31/27t) was idle. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Oregon State (1-1, 0-0 Pac-12 North), 3:30 p.m. (FOX Sports 1).

30. Oklahoma State (2-1, 0-0 Big 12) (32/32/25t) beat No. 35 Pittsburgh (2-1, 0-0 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 45-38. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 22 Baylor (3-0, 0-0 Big 12), 7:30 p.m. (FOX).

31. Arizona State (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12 South) (38t/39/30t) won at Texas-San Antonio (1-2, 0-0 C-USA West) Friday, 32-28. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. California (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 North), 10 p.m. (ESPN2).

32. San Diego State (3-0, 0-0 Mountain West West) (28/33/nr) won at Northern Illinois (0-3, 0-0 MAC West) Saturday, 42-28. Next: Saturday, Oct. 1 at South Alabama (1-2, 0-2 Sun Belt), TBA.

33. North Carolina (2-1, 0-0 ACC Coastal) (34/27/nr) beat James Madison (2-1, 0-0 Colonial) Saturday, 56-28. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 35 Pittsburgh (2-1, 0-0 Coastal), 3:30 p.m.(ESPNU).

34. Nebraska (3-0, Big Ten West) (33/29/nr) beat No. 25 Oregon (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 North) Saturday, 35-32. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Northwestern (1-2, 0-0 Big Ten West), 7:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

35. Pittsburgh (2-1, 0-0 ACC Coastal) (31/34/nr) lost at No. 30 Oklahoma State (2-1, 0-0 Big 12) Saturday, 45-38. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 33 North Carolina (2-1, 0-0 ACC Coastal), 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU).

36. Auburn (1-2, 0-1 SEC West) (35/35/nr) lost to No. 18 Texas A&M (3-0, 1-0 SEC West) Saturday, 29-16. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 20 Louisiana State (2-1, 1-0 SEC West), 6 p.m. (ESPN).

37. Colorado (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 South) (37/41t/nr) lost at No. 5 Michigan (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten East) Saturday, 45-28. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at No. 25 Oregon (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 North), 5:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

38. Central Michigan (3-0, 0-0 Mid-American West) (36/43.2/nr) beat UNLV (1-2, 0-0 MWC West), 44-21. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Virginia (0-3, 0-0 ACC Coastal), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN3).

39. South Florida (3-0, 0-0 American East) (nr/36/nr) won at Syracuse (1-2, 0-1 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 45-20. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 2 Florida State (2-1, 0-1 ACC Atlantic), 12 p.m. (ABC).

40. West Virginia (2-0, 0-0 Big 12) (nr/37/nr) was idle. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 44 Brigham Young (1-2 Independent), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2).

41. Navy (3-0, 2-0 American West) (nr/38/nr) won at Tulane (1-2, 0-1 American West) Saturday, 21-14. Next: Saturday, Oct. 1 at Air Force (2-0, 0-0 MWC Mountain), 3:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network).

42. Cincinnati (2-1, 0-1 American East) (38t/nr/nr) lost to No. 6 Houston Thursday, 40-16. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. Miami, Ohio (0-3, 0-0 MAC East), 3:30 p.m. (ESPNews).

43. Southern California (1-2, 0-1 Pac-12 South) (nr/nr/nr) lost at No. 7 Stanford (2-0, 1-0 Pac-12 North) Saturday, 27-10. Next: Friday, Sept. 23 at No. 27 Utah (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12 South), 9 p.m. (FOX Sports 1).

44. Brigham Young (1-2 Independent) (nr/nr/nr) lost to No. 28 UCLA (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 17-14. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 40 West Virginia (2-0, 0-0 Big 12) at Landover, Md. (FedEx Field), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2).

45. Toledo (3-0, 0-0 Mid-American West) (nr/43t/nr) beat Fresno State (1-2, 0-0 MWC West) Saturday, 52-17. Next: Friday, Sept. 30 at No. 44 Brigham Young (1-2 Independent), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN2).

46. Indiana (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten East) (nr/nr/nr) was idle. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. Wake Forest (3-0, 1-0 ACC Atlantic), 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

47. Southern Mississippi (2-1, 0-0 C-USA West) (nr/nr/nr) lost to Troy (2-1, 0-0 Sun Belt) Saturday, 37-31. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Texas-El Paso (1-2, 0-0 C-USA West), 8 p.m.

48. Marshall (1-1, 0-0 C-USA East) (nr/43t/nr) lost to Akron (2-1, 0-0 MAC East) Saturday, 65-38. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. No. 10 Louisville (3-0, 2-0 ACC Atlantic), 8 p.m. (CBS Sports Network).

49. Georgia Southern (3-0, 2-0 Sun Belt) (nr/41t/nr) beat Louisiana Monroe (1-2, 0-1 Sun Belt), 23-21. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Western Michigan (3-0, 0-0 MAC West), 7 p.m. (ESPN3).

50. Appalachian State (1-2, 0-0 Sun Belt) (nr/40/nr) lost to No. 24 Miami, Fla. (3-0, 0-0 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 45-10. Next: Saturday, Sept. 24 at Akron (2-1, 0-0 MAC East), 3:30 p.m. (ASN/ESPN3).

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