Published 9:11 AM EDT Oct 1, 2018
This week marks the first time in the history of the USA TODAY Sports college football re-rank that Kentucky, Syracuse and Fresno State are all in the top 25. Obviously.
But the re-rank has a pretty wacky top 25 after few changes near the top of the list. It has Kentucky at No. 13 after beating South Carolina to remain one of the few unbeaten teams left from the Power Five conferences. Central Florida up to No. 9 after demolishing Pittsburgh for another win against a Power Five opponent. Syracuse at No. 21 after nearly defeating Clemson.
Not to mention No. 24 Fresno State and No. 25 Florida. The Bulldogs made the cut after scoring 49 points on Toledo, which might be the best team in the Mid-American Conference. Florida sneaked inside the top 25 due to Saturday’s win at Mississippi State and, to be honest, because there just aren’t a ton of options.
Moving up to No. 5 was Notre Dame, courtesy of a great win at home against Stanford, while West Virginia inched up another two spots to No. 8 after topping Texas Tech. Penn State fell a slot to No. 10 after losing by a single point at home to Ohio State.
New to the top 25: No. 21 Syracuse, No. 24 Fresno State, No. 25 Florida.
Out of the top 25: No. 27 Brigham Young, No. 32 Duke, No. 41 Mississippi State.