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1 Miami (2-0)

Did not play. Next: at Pittsburgh, Saturday.

2 Florida (3-0)

Beat Kentucky 44-10

At Lexington, Rex Grossman threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns as Florida beat Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference opener for both schools. Next: vs. No. 17 Mississippi St., Saturday.

3 Oklahoma (3-0)

Did not play. Next: vs. No. 12 Kansas St., Saturday.

4 Nebraska (4-0)

Beat Rice 48-3, Thursday. Next: at Missouri, Saturday.

5 Texas (2-0)

Beat Houston 53-26

At Houston, Chris Simms threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns, including a 92-yarder to B.J. Johnson.

Despite showing some second-quarter rust that helped Houston take a brief lead, Simms rebounded to go 20-for-35 with one interception. Next: at vs. Texas Tech, Saturday.

6 Florida State (2-1)

Lost to North Carolina 41-9 . Next: vs. Wake Forest, Saturday.

7 Oregon (2-0)

vs. Southern California. Next: at Utah State, Saturday.

8 Tennessee (2-0)

Did not play. Next: vs. No. 15 LSU, Saturday.

9 Virginia Tech (3-0)

Beat Rutgers 50-0

At Piscataway, Grant Noel threw four touchdown passes and Virginia Tech forced six turnovers to spoil Rutgers coach Greg Schiano's home debut. Next: vs. Central Florida, Saturday.

10 Georgia Tech (3-0)

Did not play. Next: vs. No. 19 Clemson, Saturday.

11 Fresno St. (4-0)

Beat Tulsa 37-18 . Next: vs. Louisiana Tech, Saturday.

12 Kansas State (2-0)

Beat New Mexico State 64-0

At Manhattan, Josh Scobey ran for four touchdowns, one short of the Kansas State record, and the Wildcats rolled up a 50-0 halftime lead. Next: at No.3 Oklahoma, Saturday.

13 Washington (2-0)

Beat Idaho 53-3

At Seattle, Roc Alexander ran a kickoff back 95 yards for a TD and Washington also scored on a blocked field goal and punt return. Next: at California, Saturday.

14 UCLA (3-0)

Beat No. 21 Ohio State 13-6 . Next: at No. 22 Oregon State, Saturday.

15 LSU (2-0)

Did not play. Next: at No. 8 Tennessee, Saturday.

16 Northwestern (2-0)

Beat Duke 44-7

At Durham, Damien Anderson rushed for 189 yards and tied a Northwestern record with four touchdowns. The Wildcats scored on four of six first-half drives and had 332 total yards in building a 20-7 lead. Next: vs. Michigan State, Saturday.

17 Mississippi State (1-1)

Lost to No. 18 South Carolina 16-14, Thursday. Next: at Northern Florida, Saturday.

18 South Carolina (3-0)

Beat No. 17 Mississippi State 16-14, Thursday. Next: vs. Alabama, Saturday.

19 Clemson (2-1)

Lost to VIrginia 26-24

At Clemson, Virginia's Bryson Spinner threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Billy McMullen with a second left in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams. Next: at No. 10 Georgia Tech, Saturday.

20 Michigan (2-1)

Beat Western Michigan 38-21

At Ann Arbor, B.J. Askew scored three touchdowns, ran for a career-high 112 yards and caught five passes for 66 yards as Michigan beat Western Michigan. Next: vs. Illinois, Saturday.

21 Ohio State (1-1)

Lost to No. 14 UCLA 13-6 (See story on this page). Next: at Indiana, Saturday.

22 Oregon State (1-1)

Did not play. Next: vs. No. 14 UCLA, Saturday.

23 Notre Dame (0-2)

Lost to Michigan State 17-10

At South Bend, Ryan Van Dyke threw two TD passes to lead Michigan State to its fifth straight victory over Notre Dame. With the game tied at 10 and the Irish blitzing on third-and-6, Van Dyke threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Charles Rogers. Next: at Texas A&M, Saturday.

24 Brigham Young (3-0)

Did not play. Next: at UNLV, Saturday.

25 Louisville (3-1)

Lost to Illinois 34-10

At Champaign, Christian Morton intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown, as Illinois forced five turnovers. Illinois repeatedly pressured Dave Ragone into making poor throws, sacking him three times and picking off three passes. Ragone finished 22-for-39 with 309 yards and one touchdown. Next: vs. Memphis, Saturday.