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Andrew Luck may be the best quarterback of these five teams, but Oklahoma State's Brandon Weeden sure makes a strong case himself.
6. Oklahoma State (5-0) - Win vs Kansas, 70-28 - Same
Oklahoma State is currently being locked out of the top five, but they certainly have a great argument to be there. The Cowboys have the highest-scoring offense in the nation with 51.4 points per game, and are second only to Houston in yards per game with 577.4.
The Cowboys had one of their best offensive performances yet last week against Kansas, gaining even numbers of 70 points and 600 yards of offense. As typical, Brandon Weeden was on his game, completing 24-of-28 passes for five touchdowns.
The Sooners certainly set the bar for the Big 12 with their big win against Texas last Saturday, but when the Cowboys play the Longhorns this Saturday, they will have the chance to make a similar statement with a big win.
7. Stanford (5-0) - Win vs Colorado, 48-7 - Same
Colorado has looked overwhelmed in their first season in the Pac-12, but they have not looked more overwhelmed yet than getting blown out by the Stanford Cardinal last weekend.
For Stanford, the leader in that effort as always was quarterback Andrew Luck, who completed 26-of-33 pass attempts for 370 yards and three touchdowns.
The Cardinal have yet to go up against any real tough competition, but they have not any problems going undefeated thus far.
8. Clemson (6-0) - Win vs Boston College, 36-14 - Same
The Clemson Tigers won 36-14 last Saturday, but it was not all good. Star quarterback Tajh Boyd suffered a strained hip during the third quarter of the game, and had to exit. Fortunately for the Tigers, they had a 23-7 lead at halftime, and had no problems keeping their lead.
The offense combined for a total of exactly 500 yards, with Sammy Watkins catching seven balls for 152 yards, and Andre Ellington running 22 times for 117 yards and a score.
Boyd is expected to play against Maryland, but if he is not at 100 percent, it is going to make the game much more difficult for the Tigers.
9. Michigan (6-0) - Win at Northwestern, 42-24 - Up 2
Michigan got off to a slow start against Northwestern, trailing 24-14 at the half. However, it was a tale of two halves for the Wolverines, who scored 28 unanswered in the second half to win the game convincingly.
It was another sloppy but productive game for Denard Robinson, who threw three interceptions, but threw for 337 yards and two touchdowns, while running for 117 yards and two touchdowns.
The Wolverines will have their toughest test yet of the season this weekend when they take on the Michigan State Spartans, but so far, they have passed all tests easily.
10. Georgia Tech (6-0) - Win vs Maryland, 21-16 - Down 1
The Yellow Jackets’ win over Maryland last Saturday was certainly not pretty, but a win is a win, and Georgia Tech remains undefeated through six games. As the competition got tougher, Georgia Tech’s offense did not have the same sizzle as it did the week before; Tevin Washington had very little success passing, completing only 6 of 19 attempts, and only 21 points were scored.
Fortunately for Tech, the Maryland passing offense only managed 87 yards, and the Yellow Jackets managed to escape with victory.
However, as the season rolls along, the Yellow Jackets’ offense needs to play more like they did in the first five weeks, not like they did in this game. Although they remain undefeated, the Jackets did drop a spot in the rankings because of their subpar winning performance.