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College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 10)

Tyler Huntley, Utah Utes Football

Tyler Huntley, Utah Utes Football

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. Week 10 of the 2019 season was headlined by Georgia's win over Florida in Jacksonville, Memphis 54-48 shootout victory against SMU, and road wins by Utah and Oregon in Pac-12 play. Alabama, LSU, Ohio State and Clemson take the top four spots once again, with Penn State at No. 5 and Georgia moving to No. 6 in the post-Week 10 top 25 rankings. With the 10th week of the 2019 season officially in the books, here are the top 25 teams in college football:

College Football Top 25 Rankings

1. Alabama (8-0)

Week 10 Result: Off Week

The Crimson Tide did not play in Week 10 and return to action next Saturday against LSU. Will Tua Tagovailoa return to the field next week?

2. LSU (8-0)

Week 10 Result: Off Week

LSU’s revamped and high-scoring offense gives coach Ed Orgeron’s team a good shot to win in Tuscaloosa next Saturday.

3. Ohio State (8-0)

Week 10 Result: Off Week

The Buckeyes were off on Saturday and return to action next Saturday against Maryland.

4. Clemson (9-0)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Wofford

As expected, the Tigers had no trouble with Wofford on Saturday afternoon.

5. Penn State (8-0)

Week 10 Result: Off Week

The Nittany Lions were off this week and return to action next Saturday for a huge showdown at Minnesota.

6. Georgia (7-1)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Florida

Steady performance from quarterback Jake Fromm guides Bulldogs to a 24-17 win over Florida in Jacksonville. The victory gives Georgia full control of the SEC East. 

7. Oregon (8-1)

Week 10 Result: Defeated USC

After falling behind 10-0 in the first quarter, the Ducks simply proceeded to outscore USC 56-14 the rest of the way.

8. Utah (8-1)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Washington

Utes overcome slow start thanks to Tyler Huntley and a solid second-half defensive effort to end a four-game losing streak to Washington.

9. Baylor (8-0)

Week 10 Result: Defeated West Virginia

Bears outgained West Virginia 453 to 219 but three turnovers and struggles by the offensive line allowed the Mountaineers to have a shot at the upset.

10. Oklahoma (7-1)

Week 10 Result: Off Week

The Sooners were off on Saturday and return to action next week at home against Iowa State.

11. Florida (7-2)

Week 10 Result: Lost to Georgia

Third downs were a real problem for Florida in Saturday’s loss to Georgia. The Bulldogs converted 12 of 18 attempts, while the Gators converted on only two of nine opportunities.

12. Auburn (7-2)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Ole Miss

The Tigers outgained Ole Miss 507 to 266 but only won by six points. Bo Nix threw for 340 yards, but the Tigers connected on just two of five attempts on field goals.

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13. Minnesota (8-0)

Week 10 Result: Off Week

The Golden Gophers did not play on Saturday. Coach P.J. Fleck’s team has a huge showdown in Minneapolis against Penn State next week.

14. Wisconsin (6-2)

Week 10 Result: Off Week

The Badgers did not play in Week 10. Coach Paul Chryst’s team hosts Iowa in a critical Big Ten West showdown next Saturday.

15. Michigan (7-2)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Maryland

Michigan has outscored its opponents 97-28 since the second half against Penn State.

16. Notre Dame (6-2)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Virginia Tech

Ian Book comes through in the clutch on 87-yard drive and the game-winning score with less than a minute remaining to beat Virginia Tech 21-20.

17. Memphis (8-1)

Week 10 Result: Defeated SMU

Tigers’ high-powered offense shines in Saturday night showcase win over SMU.

18. Cincinnati (7-1)

Week 10 Result: Defeated East Carolina

Bearcats keep New Year’s Six hopes alive with a last-second win against East Carolina.

19. Wake Forest (7-1)

Week 10 Result: Defeated NC State

Jamie Newman’s return helped Wake Forest blast NC State 44-10 on Saturday.

20. Boise State (7-1)

Week 10 Result: Defeated San Jose State

Broncos use 35 second-half points to end San Jose State’s upset bid in a 52-42 victory.

21. SMU (8-1)

Week 10 Result: Lost to Memphis

SMU suffered its first loss of the season at Memphis, but coach Sonny Dykes’ squad shouldn’t fall too far in the rankings after losing by six points.

22. Iowa (6-2)

Week 10 Result: Off Week

Off week allows Iowa to prepare for tough November stretch: at Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois and at Nebraska.

23. Kansas State (6-2)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Kansas

The Wildcats won the Sunflower Showdown by pounding Kansas for 342 rushing yards and five scores.

24. Indiana (7-2)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Northwestern

The Hoosiers have won more than six games for the first time since 2007.

25. UCF (7-2)

Week 10 Result: Defeated Houston

Knights return to the top 25 after beating Houston 44-29 on Saturday.