UCF just continues to win and stays atop the rankings again this week.
Fresno State, Army West Point, Utah State, and Buffalo round out the Top 5 this week.
Buffalo (who already won this week) moves up to #5 . Houston was in the Top 5 but lost to Tulane this week to drop out of the Top 10 to number #11.
Boise State, Cincinnati, Appalachian State, San Diego State, and UAB all won and move up into the Top 10.
Marshall and Florida International move out of the Top 20 with losses and are replaced by Middle Tennessee State and Louisiana-Monroe.
See the full Top 20 below with the results from last week and those team’s opponents this week.
|This week||Last Week||Team||Record||Result Last Week||This Week|
|1||1||UCF||8-0, 5-0 AAC||Win vs. Temple 52-40||vs. Navy|
|2||2||Fresno State||8-1, 5-0 MWC||Win at UNLV 48-3||at Boise State|
|3||3||Army West Point||7-2 Indy||Win vs. Air Force 17-14||vs. FCS Lafayette|
|4||5||Utah State||8-1, 5-0 MWC||Win at Hawai’i 56-17||vs. San Jose State|
|5||6||Buffalo||9-1, 6-0 MAC||Win vs. Miami (OH) 51-42||Win vs. Kent State 48-14|
|6||9||Boise State||7-2, 4-1 MWC||Win vs. BYU 21-16||vs. Fresno State|
|7||10||Cincinnati||8-1, 4-1 AAC||Win vs. Navy 42-0||vs. South Florida|
|8||11||Appalachian State||6-2, 4-1 SBC||Win at Coastal Carolina 23-7||at Texas State|
|9||12||San Diego State||7-2, 4-1 MWC||Win at New Mexico 31-23||vs. UNLV|
|10||13||UAB||8-1, 6-0 CUSA||Win vs. UTSA 52-3||vs. Southern Miss|
|11||4||Houston||7-2, 4-1 AAC||Loss at SMU 45-31||vs. Temple|
|12||7||Georgia Southern||7-2, 4-1 SBC||Loss at Louisiana-Monroe 44-25||vs. Troy|
|13||18||North Texas||7-2, 3-2 CUSA||Bye||at Old Dominion|
|14||19||Northern Illinois||7-3, 6-0 MAC||Win at Akron 36-26||Win vs. Toledo 38-15|
|15||20||Troy||6-2, 3-0 SBC||Win vs. Louisiana-Lafayette 26-16||at Georgia Southern|
|16||15||Louisiana Tech||6-3, 3-1 CUSA||Loss at Mississippi State 45-3||vs. Rice|
|17||out||Middle Tennessee St.||6-3, 5-1 CUSA||Win at Western Kentucky 29-10||at UTEP|
|18||out||Louisiana-Monroe||5-4, 3-2 SBC||Win at Georgia Southern 44-25||vs. South Alabama|
|19||17||Temple||5-4, 4-1 AAC||Loss at UCF 52-40||at Houston|
|20||8||South Florida||7-2, 3-2 AAC||Loss vs. Tulane||at Cincinnati|
|out||14||Marshall||5-3, 2-2 CUSA||Loss at Southern Miss 26-24||vs. Charlotte|
|out||16||Florida International||6-2, 4-0 CUSA||Loss vs. Florida Atlantic 49-14||vs. UTSA|
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