Week 3 of the college football calendar for 2023 wasn’t supposed to a huge deal as there wasn’t a single game between ranked teams. As usually happens though, that didn’t matter. Saturday proved to be another dandy as upsets, late comebacks, and drama filled the college football world.
So how do the rankings shake out following the action?
Later Sunday morning we’ll see what changes come to the US LBM Coaches Poll then.
However, ESPN has already updated their power rankings following the Week 3 action. Here is how they see the top 25 as most teams are now already a quarter of the way through their regular seasons.
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Our thoughts: Kansas State entered Saturday ranked 15th in the AP Poll and lost on a 61-yard field goal as time expired at Missouri. Yet Missouri, who beat Kansas State and is undefeated themselves, isn’t ranked in this. Alrighty then.
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Our thoughts: Iowa overcame a slow start and weather delay to route Western Michigan, 41-7. That’s not an error – Iowa actually did score 40-points in a football game.
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Our thoughts: UCLA came out the gate flying as they scored 35-first quarter points against North Carolina Central. Can the Bruins offense stay impressive as they get into a very deep Pac-12 now?
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Our thoughts: The Pac-12 is loaded this year and Washington State again had their offense on display as they scored nine touchdowns and totaled over 700-yards of offense in their blowout win over Northern Colorado.
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Our thoughts: Tennessee got their butts kicked at Florida during the game Saturday night. They then got their butts kicked by Florida again when the frustrated Volunteers let their emotions spill over into a…
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Author : Fighting Irish Wire
Publish date : 2023-09-17 16:14:19
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