College football conference power rankings: Big Ten shows it’s more than just Ohio State

College football conference power rankings: Big Ten shows it’s more than just Ohio State

Both Clemson and Ohio State are attempting to bounce back after early-season losses, and they had a hard time against challengers who ought to have been overmatched by skill alone. The Tigers werent able to deal with Georgia Tech, who held Clemson to simply 14 points.
The SEC had its showcase efficiency with Florida versus Alabama in The Swamp. It delivered as a top-tier matchup, and it may be the game of the year up until now. The Gators resurgence effort came short, however it showed the Crimson Tide can be beaten versus the best challenger. It was a fascinating weekend in college football that showed a lot about where the conferences are on the totem pole.
19 ranked teams have lost in the very first three weeks of the season. Thats the most losses among the Top 25 in the history of the poll, according to ESPN.
College football power rankings: Major questions surround ACC after rough week.
5. Pac-12.
With as much conversation about the week that was for the ACC, the week was even worse for the Pac-12. Oregon still holds the conferences finest opportunity to make it to the College Football Playoff, but UCLA was supposed to be next on the list of excellent Pac-12 teams. They lost to Fresno State of the Mountain West, as they drop down the Top 25 after a No. 13 ranking.
4. Big 12.
There was a genuine chance the Big 12 could have leapt from last to 3rd in the rankings, however an underwhelming win by Oklahoma keeps them held down. Every Big 12 group outside of Kansas won and the Jayhawks lost to Baylor. Oklahoma State survived Boise State, however all the other wins came in a comfortable style.

Quarterback Jordan Yates # 13 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (Picture by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images).

With as much discussion about the week that was for the ACC, the week was even worse for the Pac-12. Oregon still holds the conferences best opportunity to make it to the College Football Playoff, however UCLA was expected to be next on the list of great Pac-12 groups. They lost to Fresno State of the Mountain West, as they drop down the Top 25 after a No. 13 ranking. Every Big 12 group outside of Kansas won and the Jayhawks lost to Baylor. Oklahoma State made it through Boise State, however all the other wins came in a comfy style.

With Iowa, Penn State and Michigan off to fantastic starts, its time to wonder if the Big Ten is capable of unseating the SEC as the finest conference.