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After a Week 4 college football slate that featured many of the top teams emerging with a win, shakeups will come in the form of adjusted expectations based on how those teams perform. That’s the case this week in the updated CBS Sports 133 college football rankings, our comprehensive ranking of every FBS team, as surging confidence in Washington has the Huskies making a notable move into the top five.
Washington went on the road and throttled Michigan State 41-7, a lopsided result that still might not accurately reflect the difference between the two Power Five foes. The Huskies were up 35-0 at halftime and quarterback Michael Penix had 473 passing yards and four touchdowns before the backups took over late in the third quarter.
It was a performance that stood out to our voters more than any other among top 10 teams in the CBS Sport 133. In fact, seven of the top 10 teams from last week’s rankings held firm in their positions after ballots were tabulated on Sunday. The only change came from Washington, which jumped ahead of both Ohio State and USC to join No. 1 Georgia, No. 2 Michigan, No. 3 Florida State and No. 4 Texas in the top five.
Unlike the top 10, the rest of the rankings feature plenty of changes as voters consider not only outcomes but additional information gained from those matchups. Oklahoma, for example, is up six spots to No. 14 after another prolific offensive performance powered a 49-point win at Tulsa. Then, there’s Alabama, which also won on the road but by a…
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Author : Chip Patterson
Publish date : 2023-09-18 15:01:22
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