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College Football Rankings: Georgia Surpasses RJ Young's Top 25

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To RJ Young
FOX Sports College Football Writer

Following a fun first week of college football, here are the questions I most want answered. Georgia team?

On Saturday, the defending champions not only ranked 11th in the AP Top 25, but also started the season ahead of the Oregon Ducks, a team led by former Bulldogs defensive coordinator Dan Lanning. Not only that, Dawgs made it look easy.

Perhaps 2022 won’t be too different from 2021.

1. Georgia (1-0)

win over Oregon 49-3

The Bulldogs were reminded at this moment that they are the defending national champions. Recorded the most uneven win by a ranked opponent over the weekend. Kirby Smart His team’s focus is usually on defense, but quarterback Stetson Bennett was the star. He completed 25 of his 31 attempts, caught a pass for 368 yards, and scored a total of four TDs before scoring a hook late in the 3rd quarter.

2. Alabama (1-0)

defeat Utah, 55-0

Reigning Heisman champion Bryce Young had five TDs in the first half against reigning Mountain West champions Aggies and didn’t give up anything on Pete Golding’s defense. Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide could be on track for another SEC and UGA domestic title tilt.

3. Ohio (1-0)

defeat Notre Dame, 21-10

The Buckeyes came back from a 10-7 halftime deficit and showed tremendous heart to win in their shoes against top 10 Notre Dame. Without star wideout Jackson-Smith-Nigba for most of the game, quarterback CJ Stroud formed a partnership with Emeka Egbuka to allow the Buckeyes to move to 1-0.

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Four. Texas A&M (1-0)

Defeated FCS Sam Houston State, 31-0

The Aggies seem to be keeping pace with Alabama in the SEC West with a 31-0 victory over the transitioning Sam Houston State. After beating out quarterback Max Johnson in the first job, Haynes-King completed 20 of 31 attempts for 364 yards with 3 TDs and 2 INTs.

5. Notre Dame (0-1)

Lost to Ohio 21-10

I think Ohio State will play in the college football playoffs, but Notre Dame had the Buckeyes on the ropes in the third quarter, if not in the national title game. The Irish gave up two of his TDs and went scoreless in the second half, but covered the spread (17 points) and threatened the Buckeyes both offensively and defensively.

6. Michigan (1-0)

defeat western michigan, 35-13

With Kenneth Walker III joining the NFL, Spartan coach Mel Tucker needed to find a new bell cow in the offseason. he found two Wisconsin’s Jaren Berger and Colorado’s Jarek Broussard combined for 174 rushing yards on 26 carries.

7. Baylor (1-0)

Defeated FCS Albany, 69-10

Bears quarterback Blake Shapen has maintained a formidable efficiency. He had 214 yards and a TD on 17 of his 20 passes, and Bear’s rushing offense saw him gain 259 yards in the season opener.

8. Arkansas (1-0)

defeat Cincinnati, 31-24

The Razorbacks earned their first Week 1 win against a ranked opponent since 1975. His KJ Jefferson at quarterback tallied 285 total yards and his four TDs in the win.

9. Utah (0-1)

lost Florida, 29-26

The Utes fell just short with a tight game the entire way up against the second best team in the SEC East. Utes started the period at 19-14 before he gave up 15 points in the fourth quarter.

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Ten. Clemson

The Tigers are the 22.5-point favorite against Georgia Tech in the Laver Day season opener.

11. Oklahoma (1-0)

defeat University of Texas at El Paso, 45-13

Along with USC’s Lincoln Riley, many have asked Brent Venables if they can put together a staff that can earn points. Not only did Sooners record his 45 yards in his Venables debut, but he did it without flipping the ball while limiting the Miners to 316 total yards.

12.USC (1-0)

defeat rice, 66-14

Riley’s era began with plenty of points on offense and proving to be equally good on defense. Alex Grinch’s D recovered his three INTs for the TD against the Owls, including his one by Alabama transfer and linebacker Shane Lee.

Quarterback Caleb Williams had 317 total yards and two touchdowns in his Coliseum debut.

13. Oklahoma (1-0)

defeat Central Michigan, 58-44

The Cowboys started the season with 44 points against Central Michigan in the first half, but gave up 44 points at home to the Chippewas. Polks defensive his coordinator Derek Mason needs to beef up the unit’s tackles before his schedule kicks off in the conference.

14. Brigham Young (1-0)

defeat south florida, 50-21

BYU was leading 35-0 with 7:19 left in the second quarter. That’s who the Cougars have become, and if they’re on your team’s schedule this season, you should be on your guard.

15. Minnesota (1-0)

defeat new mexico, 38-0

Mo Ibrahim returned to the field for the first time since Week 1 of 2021, picking up where he left off and posting 10 consecutive 100-yard rushing performances. Gophers can go.

16. Florida (1-0)

beat Utah 29-26

The Gators, led by quarterback Anthony Richardson, rushed for 283 yards against the Utes in Billy Napier’s debut as head coach, his first against a top 10 opponent as an SEC head coach. brought the victory of

17. Michigan (1-0)

defeat Colorado, 51-7

It was the biggest season opener victory in Michigan since 2016. The jury is still out on who the starting quarterback will be, but Wolverines defensive his coordinator Jesse Minter said he expects EDGE players Aidan Hutchinson and David He to fill the void left by Ojabo. I answered the question. Five-star Eyabi Anoma and Mike Morris make a big appearance on Saturday.

Anoma officially joined the team just three weeks before the season started and recorded his first sack as a Wolverine on Saturday. Morris, on the other hand, is so athletic at his 6’6″, 292 lbs that Minter has him standing up during the match with his foot his nine his technique (outside his linebacker his position).

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18. Iowa (1-0)

Defeated FCS south dakota, 7-3

Iowa has never suffered an identity crisis, and their season opener against a ranked 3 team in the FCS was no exception. The Hawkeyes became the first team he won 7-3 without scoring a TD, at least since 2000. All Kirk Ferenc’s team needs is two safeties and his goal on the field.

If you’re going to win Iowa this year, bring a bento and a rock to fight.

19. Mississippi (1-0)

kill Troy, 28-10

The Jackson Dart era was a little underwhelming, with the USC transfer only completing 18 of 27 passes with 1 TD and INT for 154 yards. However, Lane Kiffin will take a solid win to kick off the weekend.

20. north carolina (1-0)

defeat east carolina, 21-20

After jumping out to a 21-7 lead at halftime, the Wolfpack scored double digits from ECU after kicker Owen Duffer missed an extra point to tie the game and a potential game-winning field goal. I just barely postponed my comeback attempt. North Carolina State University’s Dave Doren said his coach hopes the game is an anomaly and not a sign of what’s to come.

The Wolfpack are 29-0 when they lead by 14 points or more since 2015.

twenty one. Miami (1-0)

Defeated FCS Bethune Cookman, 70-13

The Hurricanes scored at least 14 points in all quarters and scored their second 28 points to win. Quarterback Tyler Van Dyke completed his 193 yards on 13 of his 16 passes and finished with his two TDs.

twenty two. houston (1-0)

defeated University of Texas at San Antonio, 37-35 in 3OT

The Cougars scored 17 points in the fourth quarter and forced overtime. Quarterback Clayton Tune completed his 257 total yards and four total TDs on this thriller.

twenty three. texas (1-0)

defeat Louisiana-Monroe, 52-10

Quarterback Quinn Ewers completed 16 of 24 passes for 225 yards in his debut, along with two TDs and one ridiculous INT.

twenty four. Wisconsin (1-0)

defeat Illinois, 38-0

Braylon Allen is still a man. He rushed for 148 yards with two touchdowns on just 14 carries.

twenty five. Tennessee (1-0)

defeat ball state, 59-10

The Vols led 52-3 after three quarters. Quarterback Hendon Hooker completed 18 of 25 passes for 221 yards in his two TDs.

RJ Young is a national college football writer, analyst and podcast host for FOX Sports.”#1 college football show.” Follow him on Twitter. @RJ_Young When Subscribe to “The RJ Young Show” on YouTube.

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