#1 Alabama, #2 Oregon, #5 Stanford, #6 Baylor, and #10 Oklahoma had off this Saturday. #1 Alabama will face #13 Louisiana State at home while #2 Oregon will hit the road to face #5 Stanford and #6 Baylor will take on #10 Oklahoma at home. Alabama will play on Saturday, Nov. 9 while the other two games will take place on Thursday, Nov. 7.
#3 Florida State 41 vs. #7 Miami 14
Jameis Winston completed 21 of 29 passes for 325-yards and a 48-yard touchdown pass to running back Devonta Freeman, who also added two more touchdowns on the ground. James Wilder Jr. added a pair of scores as the Seminoles scored 20 unanswered points in the second half. Florida State’s offense controlled the ball for nearly 40 minutes while the defense intercepted Stephen Morris twice and held the Hurricanes to a total of 275-yards on offense.
#4 Ohio State 56 @ Purdue 0
Braxton Miller completed 19 of 23 passes for 233-yards and four touchdown passes, including a 40-yard strike to Jeff Heuermann, who made five catches for 116-yards. The Buckeyes rushed for a total of 345-yards with 111 coming from Carlos Hyde on only eight carries. Kenny Guiton replaced Miller and threw for a touchdown while rushing for two more as Ohio State gained 640-yards of total offense. Meanwhile, the defense overwhelmed the Boilermakers by pitching a shutout. Purdue was held to ten first downs and 116-total yards during the game.
#8 Clemson 59 @ Virginia 10
Tajh Boyd completed 24 of 29 passes for 377-yards and three touchdown passes, including two to Sammy Watkins, who made eight catches for 169-yards. Watkins even hauled in a throw which he took 96-yards into the end zone. Clemson also scored five rushing touchdowns and gained 610-yards in total offense. The Tigers defense forced three turnovers while limiting the Cavaliers to a single touchdown.
#9 Missouri 31 vs. Tennessee 3
Maty Mauk completed 12 of 25 passes for 163-yards along with a trio of scoring passes and ran for 114-yards on 13 carries. Missouri rushed for a total of 339-yards while their defense limited the Volunteers to 94 rushing yards and a single field goal. The Tigers also forced Tennessee to commit three turnovers, including a pair of interceptions.
Changes in the Top Ten (from 10/26-11/2)
- Oregon State moved ahead of Florida State for the #2 spot with their 42-14 win over #12 UCLA.
- Stanford moved to #5 following their 20-12 win over #25 Oregon State while Baylor moved to #6 with their 71-7 win over Iowa State.
- Clemson moved to #8 following their 40-27 win over Maryland.
- Missouri dropped to #9 after being upset by South Carolina, 27-24.
- Oklahoma moved to #10 after upsetting Texas Tech, 38-30.
Alabama, Ohio State, and Miami are still ranked at the same spots that they were a week ago.