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Week 6 College Football Top 25

Updated on October 1, 2013

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Top 25 Teams & Best Matchups For Week 6

The month of September is over and we have seen about four to five weeks of college football now. Most teams are getting into conference play. Last week Georgia beat LSU 44-41 in matchup between two SEC powerhouses. Alabama also went 2-0 in conference play as they shutout of Ole Miss 25-0. Also the SEC is getting challenged as the Pac 12 has the best non conference record going into week 6 with 29-4 mark. The ACC has also made great strides in proving that it belongs amongst the big boys with a 32-8 non conference record while the SEC is 32-7 in its non conference games so far with a couple more to go mainly at the end of the season when FSU/UF, Clemson/South Carolina and Georgia/Ga Tech face each other. The Big 12 has been down even though they have a 22-8 non conference record but there best non conference win is a Oklahoma State victory over Mississippi State. The AAC (formerly non as the Big East) has been below average with a non conference record of 19-19 with the only teams worth talking about are Louisville and Central Florida. We will find out about some teams this week as some good matchups are all around this week. Here is my 25 best teams going into week 6 along with 20 best games this week.

1) Alabama (4-0)

2) Oregon (4-0)

3) Clemson (4-0)

4) Stanford (4-0)

5) Ohio State (5-0)

6) Georgia (3-1)

7) Florida State (4-0)

8) UCLA (3-0)

9) Louisville (4-0)

10) Texas A&M (4-1)

11) LSU (4-1)

12) Washington (4-0)

13) Oklahoma (4-0)

14) South Carolina (3-1)

15) Miami(FL) (4-0)

16) Northwestern (4-0)

17) Michigan (4-0)

18) Baylor (3-0)

19) Florida (3-1)

20) Virginia Tech (4-1)

21) Maryland (4-0)

22) Arizona State (3-1)

23) Northern Illinois (4-0)

24) Fresno State (4-0)

25) Texas Tech (3-0)


  1. Washington (4-0) at Stanford (4-0) - We should find out alot about Washington this week as they travel to Stanford for a big Pac 12 North clash. We will see if the Huskies are for real as they play Oregon next week.
  2. Maryland (4-0) at Florida State (4-0) - The Terrapins have only beaten FSU twice ('04&'06). Last season the Noles were knocked out national title contention when they traveled to NC State. This year they get Maryland at home in a key ACC Atlantic Division matchup. The winner of this game should challenge Clemson for the Atlantic Division title.
  3. Ohio State (5-0) at Northwestern (4-0) - Northwestern has only beaten Ohio State one time, in the 2004 season a 13-10 victory. They are 1-28 against the Buckeyes. So we shall find out alot about this Northwestern team after Saturday.
  4. (Thurs.) UCLA (3-0) at Utah (3-1) - The Bruins are in a good position with USC having already lost two conference games and Arizona State and Utah with one loss as well. They pretty much control there own destiny in the Pac 12 South. The Utes have had a week to come down off there high of beating arch rival BYU in Provo two weeks ago.
  5. Illinois (3-1) at Nebraska (3-1) - Big game for both teams especially for the Illini who have surprised some people this year. It would be huge if they can get a win in Lincoln over the Cornhuskers. This is still a important game even these teams are in different divisions of the Big Ten Nebraska (Legends) and Illinois (Leaders).
  6. Michigan State (3-1) at Iowa (4-1) - This should be a defense struggle as Michigan State and Iowa normally have top notch defenses of the Big Ten. Iowa is coming off two impressive vicorties especially last week when the beat undefeated Minnesota on the road 23-7. Michigan State will look to get back on track as they are coming off a bye week, they lost to Notre Dame two weeks ago.

Here are the rest of the best matchups for week 6 of college football.

7. Georgia Tech (3-1) at Miami(Fl) (4-0)

8. Ole Miss (3-1) at Auburn (3-1)

9. Notre Dame (3-2) vs Arizona State (3-1), (Arlington)

10. LSU (4-1) at Mississippi State (2-2)

11. Missouri (4-0) at Vanderbilt (3-2)

12. Kansas State (2-2) at Oklahoma State (3-1)

13. TCU (2-2) at Oklahoma (4-0)

14. (Fri.) BYU (2-2) at Utah State (3-2)

15. Arkansas (3-2) at Florida (3-1)

16. Georgia (3-1) at Tennessee (3-2)

17. West Virginia (3-2) at Baylor (3-0)

18. Minnesota (4-1) at Michigan (4-0)

19. East Carolina (3-1) at Middle Tennessee (3-2)

20. North Texas (2-2) at Tulane (3-2)


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    • Paul Edmondson profile image

      Paul Edmondson 4 years ago from Burlingame, CA

      I'm really looking forward to Stanford vs Washington. Stanford has a pretty tough schedule for the rest of the year including UCLA and Oregon.