College Football Rankings: 4 Teams That Earned Their Ranking in Week 1
College football preseason rankings mean virtually nothing.
Teams get over-hyped everyday, in every sport.
But a few teams managed to live up to the hype surrounding them during this first week of college football.
Here are the four teams who actually earned their ranking in Week 1 of the college football season.
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If you had any doubts about Kellen Moore before the Boise State Broncos played the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, those doubts should be gone now.
Moore dismantled the Bulldogs going 28-for-34, with three touchdowns and one interception for the tune of 261 yards.
The Broncos beat Georgia 35-21 and showed the nation why they were ranked No. 5.
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The Stanford Cardinals delivered an absolute beatdown on the San Jose Spartans, winning 57-3.
While Andrew Luck didn't have the best game, only going 17-for-26 for 171 yards with two touchdowns, he still looked pretty solid out there.
Stanford is going as far as Luck takes them this season, and the Cardinals have a pretty soft schedule until No. 25 USC on October 29th.
Louisiana State University
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Louisiana State University gave the Oregon Ducks a beating this past Saturday.
40-27 when the No. 3- and No. 4-ranked team battled out wasn't exactly what I was expecting, but LSU came through in a big way against the Ducks.
I had my doubts with Jordan Jefferson not playing, but Jarrett Lee did what he needed to do (10-for-22 for 98 yards with one touchdown) and helped the Tigers beat a tough Oregon team.
LSU definitely earned their ranking through Week 1.
Virginia Tech Hokies
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The Virginia Tech Hokies beat the Appalachian State Mountaineers 66-13.
Some of you may be asking, who the heck is Appalachian State? While the Mountaineers only plays in the Football Championship Subdivision, they did go 10-3 last year.
Both quarterbacks Mark Leal and Logan Thomas had great games, going 6-for-9 for 113 yards with two touchdowns and 9-for-19 for 149 yards with two touchdowns respectively.
Running Back David Wilson had a ridiculous game, getting 162 yards and three touchdowns on only 16 attempts.
The Hokies put on a No. 13 ranked show last Saturday.