The top five ranked teams in the CSJ Sagarin rankings won their games including the CSJ Game of the Week Thursday that pitted two Top 10 teams. #4 Toledo defeated #10 ranked Northern Illinois easily while another Top 15 was a more compelling game with UCF hanging on over #11 SMU.
Three other key match-ups say Army shutout Air Force . Florida Atlantic get by Marshall, and Wyoming retain the Golden Boot in its rivalry win over Colorado State in other Top 25 match-ups.
Below are video highlights from those games and others involving Top 10 ranked Group of Five schools
#1 SMU 31 #11 SMU 24 (DALLAS, Tex.)
#2 Boise State 41 Nevada 14 (BOISE, Idaho)
— Mountain West (@MountainWest) November 5, 2017
#3 South Florida 37 Connecticut 20 (EAST HARTFORD, Conn.)
#4 Toledo 27 #10 Northern Illinois 17 (TOLEDO, Ohio)
#5 Memphis 41 Tulsa 14 (TULSA, Okla.) (Friday)
Temple 34 #6 Navy 26 (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.)
#7 San Diego State 52 San Jose State 7 (SAN JOSE, Calif.)
#8 Houston 52 ECU 27 (HOUSTON, Tex.)
#9 Fresno State 20 BYU 13 (FRESNO, Calif.)
— Dog Pound (@FSDogPound) November 5, 2017
— Fresno State Football (@FresnoStateFB) November 5, 2017
#18 Wyoming 16 #12 Colorado State 13 (LARAMIE, Wyo.)
#13 Florida Atlantic 39 #20 Marshall 25
#19 Army 21 #17 Air Force 0 (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.)
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