Top 50 FBS-FCS How They Fared for Week 7

HOW THE TOP 50 FBS-FCS TEAMS FARED IN WEEK 7

The Top 50 FBS-FCS football teams for Week 7. Ranking is based on this week’s polls (Associated Press media / USA Today-American Football Coaches Association / National Football Foundation-Football Writers Association of America) and independent criteria. All of the schools play in the NCAA Football Bowls Subdivision (FBS) except North Dakota State, which is receiving votes in the AP media poll but is a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference and will play in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

1. Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC West) (1/1/1) won at No. 9 Tennessee (5-2, 2-2 SEC East) Saturday, 49-10. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 6 Texas A&M (6-0, 4-0 SEC West), 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

2. Ohio State (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten East) (2/2/2) won at No. 8 Wisconsin (4-2, 1-2 Big Ten West) Saturday, 30-23 (OT). Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 47 Penn State (4-2, 2-1 Big Ten East), 8 p.m. (ABC).

3. Clemson (7-0, 4-0 ACC Atlantic) (3/3/3) beat No. 33 North Carolina State (4-2, 1-1 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 24-17 (OT). Next game: Saturday, Oct. 29 at No. 15 Florida State (5-2, 2-2 ACC Atlantic), TBA.

4. Michigan (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten East) (4/4/4) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. Illinois (2-4, 1-2 Big Ten West), 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

5. Washington (6-0, 3-0 Pac-12 North) (5/5/5) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. Oregon State (2-4, 1-2 Pac-12 North), 6:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

6. Texas A&M (6-0, 4-0 SEC West) (6/6/6) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 1 Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC West), 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

7. Louisville (5-1, 3-1 ACC Atlantic) (7/7/7) beat Duke (3-4, 0-3 ACC Coastal) Friday, 24-14. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 33 North Carolina State (4-2, 1-1 ACC Atlantic), 12 p.m. (ABC).

8. Wisconsin (4-2, 1-2 Big Ten West) (8/10/8) lost to No. 2 Ohio State (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten East) Saturday, 30-23 (OT). Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 40 Iowa (5-2, 3-1 Big Ten West), 12 p.m. (ESPN).

9. Tennessee (5-2, 2-2 SEC East) (9/11/9) lost. No. 1 Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC West) Saturday, 49-10. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 29 at South Carolina (2-4, 1-4 SEC East), TBA.

10. Nebraska (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten West) (10/9/10) won at Indiana (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten East) Saturday, 27-22. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. Purdue (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten West), 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2).

11. Baylor (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) (11/8/11) beat Kansas (1-5, 0-3 Big 12) Saturday, 49-7. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 29 at No. 49 Texas (3-3, 1-2 Big 12), TBA.

12. Houston (6-1, 3-1 American West) (13/12/12) beat Tulsa (4-2, 1-1 American West) Saturday, 38-31. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at Southern Methodist (2-4, 0-2 American West), 7 p.m. (ESPN2).

13. Mississippi (3-3, 1-2 SEC West) (12/13/13) lost at No. 22 Arkansas (5-2, 1-2 SEC West) Saturday, 34-30. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 26 Louisiana State (4-2, 2-1 SEC West), 9 p.m. (ESPN).

14. Boise State (6-0, 3-0 MW Mountain) (15/15/14) beat Colorado State (3-4, 1-2 MW Mountain) Saturday, 28-23. Next game: Thursday, Oct. 20 vs. Brigham Young (4-3 FBS Independent), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN).

15. Florida State (5-2, 2-2 ACC Atlantic) (14/16/17t) beat No. 37 Wake Forest (5-2, 2-2 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 17-6. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. No. 3 Clemson (7-0, 4-0 ACC Atlantic), TBA.

16. Miami, Fla. (4-2, 1-2 ACC Coastal) (16/17/16) lost No. 29 North Carolina (5-2, 3-1 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 20-13. Next game: Thursday, Oct. 20 at No. 18 Virginia Tech (4-2, 2-1 ACC Coastal), 7 p.m. (ESPN).

17. Florida (5-1, 3-1 SEC East) (18/14/17t) beat Missouri (2-4, 0-3 SEC East) Saturday, 40-14. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. No. 28 Georgia (4-3, 2-3 SEC East) at Jacksonville, Fla. (EverBank Field), 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

18. Virginia Tech (4-2, 2-1 ACC Coastal) (17/19/15) lost at Syracuse (3-4, 1-2 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 31-17. Next game: Thursday, Oct. 20 vs. No. 16 Miami, Fla. (4-2, 1-2 ACC Coastal), 7 p.m. (ESPN).

19. West Virginia (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) (20/18/19) won at Texas Tech (3-3, 1-2 Big 12) Saturday, 48-17. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 36 Texas Christian (4-2, 2-1 Big 12), 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2).

20. Oklahoma (4-2, 3-0 Big 12) (19/20/20) beat Kansas State (3-3, 1-2 Big 12) Saturday, 38-17. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at Texas Tech (3-3, 1-2 Big 12), 8 p.m. (FOX).

21. Utah (6-1, 2-1 Pac-12 South) (21/21/21) won at Oregon State (2-4, 1-2 Pac-12 North) Saturday, 19-14. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 48 UCLA (3-4, 1-3 Pac-12 South), 4 p.m. (FOX).

22. Arkansas (5-2, 1-2 SEC West) (22/22/23) beat No. 13 Mississippi (3-3, 1-2 SEC West) Saturday, 34-30. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 24 Auburn (4-2, 2-1 SEC West), 6 p.m. (ESPN).

23. Western Michigan (7-0, 3-0 MAC West) (24/23/27) won at Akron (4-3, 2-1 MAC East) Saturday, 41-0. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. Eastern Michigan (5-2, 2-1 MAC West), 3:30 p.m. (ASN/ESPN3).

24. Auburn (4-2, 2-1 SEC West) (23/26/25t) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 22 Arkansas (5-2, 1-2 SEC West), 6 p.m. (ESPN).

25. Navy (4-1, 3-0 American West) (25/28/24) was idle (Game scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13 at East Carolina was postponed because of flooding conditions to Nov. 19.) Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 44 Memphis (5-1, 2-0 American West), 3:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network).

26. Louisiana State (4-2, 2-1 SEC West) (29/25/25t) beat No. 43 Southern Mississippi (4-3, 2-1 C-USA West) Saturday, 45-10. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 13 Mississippi (3-3, 1-2 SEC West), 9 p.m. (ESPN).

27. Arizona State (5-2, 2-2 Pac-12 South) (27/24/29t) lost at No. 34 Colorado (5-2, 3-1 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 40-16. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 35 Washington State (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12 North), 10 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

28. Georgia (4-3, 2-3 SEC East) (26/27/28) lost to Vanderbilt (3-4, 1-3 SEC East) Saturday, 17-16. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. No. 17 Florida (5-1, 3-1 SEC East), 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

29. North Carolina (5-2, 3-1 ACC Coastal) (28/30/29t) won at No. 16 Miami, Fla. (4-2, 1-2 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 20-13. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at Virginia (2-4, 1-1 ACC Coastal), 3 p.m. (ACC/RSN).

30. Stanford (4-2, 2-2 Pac-12 North) (32/34/22) won at Notre Dame (2-5 Independent) Saturday, 17-10. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 34 Colorado (5-2, 3-1 Pac-12 South), 3 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

31. Oklahoma State (4-2, 2-1 Big 12) (30/32/nr) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at Kansas (1-5, 0-3 Big 12), 12 p.m. (FOX Sports 1).

32. South Florida (6-1, 3-0 American East) (34/29/nr) beat Connecticut (3-4, 1-3 American East) Saturday, 42-27. Next game: Friday, Oct. 21 at Temple (4-3, 2-1 American East), 7 p.m. (ESPN).

33. North Carolina State (4-2, 1-1 ACC Atlantic) (36t/31/nr) lost at No. 3 Clemson (7-0, 4-0 ACC Atlantic), 24-17 (OT). Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 7 Louisville (5-1, 3-1 ACC Atlantic), 12 p.m. (ABC).

34. Colorado (5-2, 3-1 Pac-12 South) (33/36/nr) beat No. 27 Arizona State (5-2, 2-2 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 40-16. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 30 Stanford (4-2, 2-2 Pac-12 North), 3 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

35. Washington State (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12 North) (36t/35/nr) beat No. 48 UCLA (3-4, 1-3 Pac-12 South), 27-21. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 27 Arizona State (5-2, 2-2 Pac-12 South), 10 p.m. (Pac-12 Network).

36. Texas Christian (4-2, 2-1 Big 12) (35/40/nr) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 19 West Virginia (5-0, 2-0 Big 12), 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2).

37. Wake Forest (5-2, 2-2 ACC Atlantic) (41/37t/nr) lost at No. 15 Florida State (5-2, 2-2 ACC Atlantic), 17-6. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. No. 50 Army (4-2 FBS Independent), TBA.

38. San Diego State (5-1, 2-0 MW West) (39t/44/nr) won at Fresno State (1-6, 0-3 MW West) Friday, 17-3. Next game: Friday, Oct. 21 vs. San Jose State (2-5, 1-2 MW West), 10:30 p.m. (ESPN2).

39. North Dakota State (5-1, 2-1 FCS Missouri Valley) (31/nr/nr) lost to South Dakota State (4-2, 3-0 FCS Missouri Valley) Saturday, 19-17. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at Western Illinois (5-1, 2-1 FCS Missouri Valley), 7 p.m. (ESPN3).

40. Iowa (5-2, 3-1 Big Ten West) (38/nr/nr) won at Purdue (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten West) Saturday, 49-35. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 8 Wisconsin (4-2, 1-2 Big Ten West), 12 p.m. (ESPN).

41. Air Force (4-2, 1-2 MW Mountain) (39t/nr/nr) lost to New Mexico (3-3, 2-1 MW Mountain) at Dallas, Texas (Cotton Bowl Stadium) Saturday, 45-40. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. Hawaii (3-4, 2-1 MW West), 2 p.m. (Oceanic PPV).

42. Southern California (4-3, 3-2 Pac-12 South) (nr/33/nr) won at Arizona (2-5, 0-4 Pac-12 South) Saturday, 48-14. Next game: Thursday, Oct. 27 vs. California (3-3, 1-2 Pac-12 North), 10:30 p.m. (ESPN).

43. Southern Mississippi (4-3, 2-1 C-USA West) (nr/nr/nr) lost at No. 26 Louisiana State (4-2, 2-1 SEC West) Saturday, 45-10. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. Marshall (2-4, 1-1 C-USA East), 7 p.m., TBA.

44. Memphis (5-1, 2-0 American West) (nr/37t/nr) won at Tulane (3-3, 0-2 American West) Friday, 24-14. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at No. 25 Navy (4-1, 3-0 American West), 3:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network).

45. Troy (5-1, 3-0 Sun Belt) (nr/37t/nr) beat Georgia State (1-5, 1-2 Sun Belt) Saturday, 31-21. Next game: Thursday, Oct. 20 at South Alabama (3-3, 0-3 Sun Belt), 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU).

46. Pittsburgh (5-2, 2-1 ACC Coastal) (nr/41t/nr) won at Virginia (2-4, 1-1 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 45-31. Next game: Thursday, Oct. 27 vs. No. 18 Virginia Tech (4-2, 2-1 ACC Coastal), 7 p.m. (ESPN).

47. Penn State (4-2, 2-1 Big Ten East) (nr/41t/nr) was idle. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 2 Ohio State (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten East), 8 p.m. (ABC).

48. UCLA (3-4, 1-3 Pac-12 South) (nr/nr/nr) lost at No. 35 Washington State (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12 North) Saturday, 27-21. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. No. 21 Utah (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12 South), 4 p.m. (FOX).

49. Texas (3-3, 1-2 Big 12) (nr/nr/nr) beat Iowa State (1-6, 0-4 Big 12) Saturday, 27-6. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 at Kansas State (3-3, 1-2 Big 12), 12 p.m. (ESPN2).

50. Army (4-2 Independent) (nr/nr/nr) beat Lafayette (1-6, 0-3 FCS Patriot) Saturday, 62-7. Next game: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. North Texas (3-3, 2-1 C-USA West), 12 p.m. (CBS Sports Network).

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