1 Ohio State (3-0)
Did not play. Next: vs. No. 7 Penn State, Saturday
2 Nebraska (4-0)
Beat No. 9 Washington 55-7. (See story on this page). Next: at Oklahoma State, Saturday.
3 UCLA (2-0)
Did not play, at Miami, ppd. hurricane. Next: vs. Washington State, Saturday.
4 Tennessee (3-0)
Beat Houston 42-7.
At Houston, Jermaine Lewis ran for four touchdowns and Cade McNown threw a 61-yard TD pass to Brian Poli-Dixon as UCLA won its school-record 12th in a row. Next: at Auburn, Saturday.
5 Kansas State (4-0)
Beat Northeast Louisiana 62-7.
At Manhattan, Kan., Michael Bishop threw for 441 yards and four touchdowns, including a school-record 97-yarder to Aaron Lockett, as Kansas State won its 12th straight. Next: at Colorado, Oct. 10.
6 LSU (3-0)
Beat Idaho 53-20.
At Baton Rouge, La., Kevin Faulk scored four touchdowns and set a school record for all-purpose yardage. Faulk, who was pulled in the third quarter, had 268 all-purpose yards Saturday and moved into third place in SEC with 5,397. Next: at No. 13 Georgia, Saturday.
7 Penn State (3-0)
Did not play. Next: vs. No. 1 Ohio State, Saturday.
8 Florida (3-1)
Beat Kentucky 51-35.
At Gainesville, Fla, Doug Johnson threw for five touchdowns and Nafis Karim caught three TD passes in less than three minutes for Florida.
Tim Couch broke Kentucky's record for career passing yards, completing 40-of-61 for 406 yards and three TDs, including a school-record 97-yarder to Craig Yeast. Next: at No. 22 Alabama, Saturday.
9 Washington (2-1)
Lost to No. 2 Nebraska 55-7. (See story on this page). Next: vs. No. 16, Arizona, Saturday.
10 Florida State (3-1)
Beat No. 18 USC 30-10.
At Tallahassee, Fla., Chris Weinke threw for 228 yards and two touchdowns in a game that featured periodic downpours caused by Hurricane Georges. Next: at Maryland, Saturday.
11 Virginia (4-0)
Beat Duke 24-0.
At Durham, N.C., Virginia's defense forced eight turnovers and Aaron Brooks atoned for a poor passing day with a 57-yard scoring run late in the third quarter. Next: vs. San Jose State, Saturday.
12 Syracuse (2-1)
Did not play. Next: at N.C. State, Oct. 1
13 Georgia (3-0)
Did not play. Next: at No. 6 LSU, Saturday.
14 Wisconsin (4-0)
Beat Northwestern 38-7.
At Madison, Wis., Wisconsin scored touchdowns on a pass, a run, a blocked punt and a punt return. Ron Dayne rushed for 168 yards, Mike Samuel threw a 60-yard TD pass and ran for a 1-yard score, and Nick Davis scored on a 68-yard punt return for the Badgers. Next: at Indiana, Saturday.
15 Colorado (3-0)
Vs. Baylor (Late). Next: at Oklahoma, Saturday.
16 Arizona (4-0)
Beat San Diego State 35-16, Thursday. Next: at Washington, Saturday.
17 Texas A&M (3-1)
Beat North Texas 28-9.
At College Station, Texas, Chris Cole caught six passes for 174 yards and three touchdowns Saturday night as Texas A&M shook off the effects of a forfeit and the loss of its star fullback for a 28-9 victory over North Texas. Next: at Kansas, Saturday.
18 USC (3-1)
Lost to No. 10 Florida State 30-10 (See above). Next: Arizona State, Saturday.
19 West Virginia (2-1)
Beat Tulsa 44-21 (See WAC Roundup on Page D3). Next: at Navy, Saturday.
20 Oregon (4-0)
Beat Stanford 63-28.
At Eugene, Ore., Reuben Droughns rushed for 214 yards and three TDs and Akili Smith threw for four first-half scores as Oregon crushed Stanford. Next: at Washington State, Oct. 10.
21 Virginia Tech (4-0)
Beat Pittsburgh 27-7.
At Blacksburg, Va., Keion Carpenter had three interceptions, including one he returned for a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Virginia Tech won despite playing much of the game without its top two quarterbacks. Next: at Boston College, Oct. 8.
22 Alabama (2-1)
Lost to Arkansas 42-6.
At Fayetteville, Ark., Clint Stoerner threw three TD passes and Arkansas shut down Shaun Alexander. Next: vs. No. 8 Florida, Saturday.
23 Air Force (3-1)
Lost to TCU 35-34. (See WAC Roundup on Page D3). Next: vs. New Mexico, Saturday.
23 Notre Dame (2-1)
Beat Purdue 31-30.
At South Bend, Ind., Tony Driver made two key interceptions in the closing minutes and Jim Sanson kicked a 17-yard field goal with 57 seconds left to give Notre Dame the comeback victory. Next: vs. Stanford, Saturday.
25 Missouri (2-1)
Did not play. Next: vs. Northwestern State, Saturday.