Defending Pac-12 Conference champion and 2016 College Football Playoff participant Washington is on track for another league crown, as well as consideration for the season-ending, four-team tournament, if the Huskies can continue on their perfect start to the 2017 season.
Few teams have exceeded expectations to the degree Washington State has done it early in the season. The No. 8 Cougars (6-0, 3-0 Pac-12) are riding their best start since 2001 and show no signs of slowing down.
The first head coaching vacancy at a Power 5 program in the 2017 college football season opened on Monday, as Oregon State and coach Gary Andersen agreed to mutually part ways. Assistant Cory Hall will take over as the interim coach for the remainder of the 2017 season. Oregon State is 1-5 after six games and closes out the season with six consecutive contests against Pac-12 foes.
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The sixth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing league matchups. Alabama defeated Texas A&M 27-19 to remain No. 1 in the rankings, and Clemson stayed at No. 2 following a home victory against Wake Forest. Georgia, Penn State and Washington round out the top five, with TCU, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Auburn highlighting the next tier of teams. Michigan slips to No.
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books, and the latest Associated Press (AP) poll and top 25 rankings were released on Sunday. These rankings reflect the first six weeks of action as the season heads into Week 7. As expected, Alabama remained No. 1 with a win over Texas A&M. Clemson checked at No. 2 once again following a victory over Wake Forest, Penn State is No. 3 after beating Northwestern, and Georgia is fourth after dominating Vanderbilt. TCU climbs to No. 6 after beating West Virginia, and Washington State jumps three spots to No.
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it seems more teams are using alternate uniforms throughout the season. With several awesome designs making an appearance in Week 6, here are 17 we liked from the weekend action:
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Iowa State upset Oklahoma in Norman to knock the Sooners from the ranks of the unbeaten. Michigan also suffered its first loss of the 2017 season, as rival Michigan State won in Ann Arbor in a 14-10 slugfest.