1 Ohio St. (8-0)Next: at Penn St., Sat.

Beat Michigan St. 24-17

2 South Florida (6-1)Next: at UConn., Sat.

Lost to Rutgers 30-27, Thursday

3 Boston Coll. (7-0)Next: at No. 11 Va. Tech, Thur.

Did not play

4 Oklahoma (7-1)Next: vs. Texas A&M, Nov. 3.

Beat Iowa St. 17-7

At Ames, Iowa, Chris Brown ran for two touchdowns and D.J. Wolfe's end-zone interception midway through the fourth quarter helped the Sooners win at Iowa State for the 20th straight time.

5 LSU (7-1)Next: at Alabama, Nov. 3.

Beat No. 18 Auburn 30-24

6 South Carolina (6-2)Next: at No. 20 Tenn., Sat.

Lost to Vanderbilt 17-6

At Columbia, S.C., Mackenzi Adams' two touchdown passes, two interceptions by D.J. Moore and seven sacks lifted the Commodores.

7 Oregon (6-1)Next: vs. No. 13 USC, Sat.

Beat Washington 55-34

At Seattle, Jonathan Stewart rushed for a career-high 251 yards and two touchdowns, and Andre Crenshaw added a pair of second-half scoring runs.

8 Kentucky (6-2)Next: vs. Miss. St., Sat.

Lost to No. 14 Florida 45-37

9 West Virginia (6-1)Next: at Rutgers, Sat.

Beat Mississippi St. 38-13

At Morgantown, W.Va., coming off injuries in back-to-back games, Pat White threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score in the first half while Steve Slaton broke out of a two-game slump to rush for 127 yards and set a school record for rushing touchdowns as the Mountaineers scored on their first five possessions.

10 California (5-2)Next: at No. 12 ASU, Sat.

Lost to UCLA 30-21

11 Virginia Tech (6-1)Next: vs. No. 3 B.C., Thur.

Did not play

12 Arizona St. (7-0)Next: vs. No. 10 Cal, Sat.

Did not play

13 So. Cal (6-1)Next: at No. 7 Oregon, Sat.

Beat Notre Dame 38-0

At South Bend, Ind., Mark Sanchez threw four touchdown passes — two on short drives after miscues by the Fighting Irish — in the largest margin of victory for the Trojans' in the 79-game history of the storied rivalry.

14 Florida (5-2)Next: at No. 21 Georgia, Sat.

Beat No. 8 Kentucky 45-37

15* Kansas (7-0)Next: at Texas A&M, Sat.

Beat Colorado 19-14

At Boulder, Colo., the Jayhawks forced three turnovers for their first win at Folsom Field since 1995, the last time Kansas started 7-0.

15* Missouri (6-1)Next: vs. Iowa St., Sat.

Beat No. 22 Texas Tech 41-10

At Columbia, Mo., Chase Daniel threw for 210 yards and a touchdown and the Tigers intercepted Graham Harrell four times, returning one for a score while throttling the nation's top offense.

(* both teams are tied in 15th place)

17 Hawaii (7-0)Next: vs. NMSU, Sat.

Did not play

18Auburn (5-3)Next: vs. Mississippi, Sat.

Lost to No. 1 LSU 30-24

19 Texas (6-2)Next: vs. Nebraska, Sat.

Beat Baylor 31-10

At Waco, Texas, Colt McCoy went 25-of-34 for 293 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions with 44 yards rushing.

20 Tennessee (4-2)Next: vs. No. 6 So. Car., Sat.

Lost to Alabama 41-17

At Tuscaloosa, Ala., John Parker Wilson passed for a career-high 363 yards and three touchdowns as the Crimson Tide got its most lopsided win in the series since a 56-28 victory in 1986 after losing 10 of the last 12 meetings.

21 Georgia (5-2)Next: vs. No. 14 Florida, Sat.

Did not play

22 Texas Tech (6-2)Next: vs. Colorado, Sat.

Lost to No. 15 Missouri 41-10

At Columbia, Mo., the high point for the Red Raiders was a 68-yard touchdown pass from Graham Harrell to Edward Britton in the second quarter that cut the Tigers' lead to 10-7.

23 Cincinnati (6-2)Next: at No. 2 S. Fla., Nov. 3.

Lost to Pittsburgh 24-17

At Pittsburgh, LaRod Stephens-Howling rushed for 100 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown with 5:03 to play and LeSean McCoy had 137 yards on 25 carries as the Panthers beat a ranked team for the first time since 2004.

24 Michigan (6-2)Next: vs. Minnesota, Sat.

Beat Illinois 27-17

At Champaign, Ill., Mario Manningham scored two touchdowns on nine catches for 109 yards.

25 Kansas St. (4-3)Next: vs. Baylor, Sat.

Lost to Oklahoma St. 41-39

At Stillwater, Okla., Jason Ricks kicked a 26-yard field goal with two seconds remaining as the Cowboys overcame Josh Freeman's career-best 404 yards and three touchdowns.