Week Three got here and confirmed followers one thing we have not seen shortly: Alabama examined deep into the fourth quarter.
It regarded just like the Crimson Tide have been on their option to one other rout, racking up a 21-Three lead within the first half, however the Florida Gators did not back down regardless of the early deficit. The Alabama lead dwindled to 2, 31-29, late within the fourth quarter, however the Tide protection held on a two-point conversion. Then the offense drained the clock, lastly giving the ball again to the Gators with 10 seconds left within the sport. Alabama held on for the 31-29 victory and land within the No. 1 spot on each writers’ record.
Following the large win at Iowa State, the Iowa Hawkeyes gained a really Iowa Hawkeyes sport, scoring a landing in every quarter and grinding Kent State down within the 30-7 win. The Hawkeyes land in X lists after a 3-Zero begin however it’s Penn State that makes the largest influence on the lists this week.
The Nittany Lions outlasted Auburn, 28-20, in entrance of a thunderous White Out at State Faculty. Sean Clifford completed 28-of-32 for 280 yards and two scores in Penn State’s second win over a ranked workforce this season. The win earns the Nittany Lions six votes this week.
The Oklahoma Sooners have been pushed to the top by former Huge eight rivals, Nebraska, however managed to carry on for a 23-16 victory in Norman. It was a comparatively quiet day for Heisman-frontrunner Spencer Rattler, who completed 24-of-34 for 214 yards and and a landing. He additionally added 35 yards on the bottom and landing towards the Huskers however the Sooners’ offense by no means received in a gentle move Saturday. The closer-than-expected victory lands Oklahoma on two of 13 lists this week.
Georgia maintained its place on every of our writers’ lists following a formidable 40-13 win towards South Carolina. Oregon was practically a unanimous choice as soon as once more after caring for enterprise towards Stony Brook. The Geese shall be a mainstay till the Pac-12 schedule heats up in mid-October.
Andrea Adelson: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Iowa, 4. Oregon
Kyle Bonagura: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Oregon, 4. Iowa
Invoice Connelly: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Iowa, 4. Penn State
Heather Dinich: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Oregon, 4. Penn State
David M. Hale: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Penn State, 4. Oregon
Chris Low: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Iowa, 4. Oregon
Harry Lyles Jr.: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Oregon, 4. Iowa
Ryan McGee: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Oregon, 4. Penn State
Adam Rittenberg: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Oregon, 4. Penn State
Alex Scarborough: 1. Alabama, 2.Georgia, 3. Oregon, 4. Oklahoma
Mark Schlabach: 1. Georgia, 2. Alabama, 3. Oregon, 4. Iowa
Tom VanHaaren: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Oregon, 4. Penn State
Dave Wilson: 1. Alabama, 2. Georgia, 3. Oregon, 4. Oklahoma