Week 1 top 25

Here are my newest rankings. Some highly-ranked teams fell despite wins, including USC.

1. Alabama (1) – Took care of San Jose State, but will have bigger test in Penn State.
2. Ohio State (2) – Have rematch of 2002 National Title game with Miami coming up.
3. Boise State (7) – Broncos shoot up by beating Va. Tech in a virtual road game.
4. TCU (4) – Horned Frogs stay put with quality win over Oregon State.
5. Texas (5) – Longhorns beat Rice in ho-hum effort.
6. Florida (3) – Gators tumble due to uninspired win over Miami (Ohio)
7. Iowa (8) – Hawkeyes have in-state rival Iowa State looming
8. Nebraska (10) – Former Cajon QB Taylor Martinez leads Huskers to season-opening win.
9. Oklahoma (6) – Listless win over Utah State drops Sooners. Florida State’s up next.
10. Oregon (12) – Former Riverside Notre Dame RB Kenjon Barner scores 5 TDs for Ducks.
11. USC (9) – Trojan pass defense looked awful in shootout victory over Hawaii.
12. Wisconsin (13) – Badgers cruise in Las Vegas.
13. Miami (Fla) (14) – Hurricanes have big trip to Columbus this week.
14. Utah (16) – Utes get nice OT win over previously-ranked Pittsburgh.
15. Arkansas (15) – Razorbacks pummel terrible Tennessee Tech.
16. Auburn (18) – Tigers run to season-opening victory.
17. Georgia (19) – Bulldogs will get test against solid South Carolina squad.
18. Virginia Tech (11) – Hokies drop after uneven “home” loss to Boise in D.C.
19. Florida State (20) – Seminoles get a chance to prove their worth at Oklahoma.
20. West Virginia (21) – Mountaineers roll to season open victory.
21. Houston (22) – Cougars’ offense picks up right where it left off.
22. Georgia Tech (23) – Triple-option offense clicks early for Jackets.
23. Arizona (NR) – 41-2 victory over Toledo puts Wildcats in poll.
24. LSU (NR) – Tigers almost blew it against shorthanded Carolina.
25. Penn State (NR) – Nittany Lions sneak in poll, most likely temporarily.

Under consideration: Pittsburgh, North Carolina, Stanford

Dropped out: No. 17 Pittsburgh, No. 24 Washington, No. 25 North Carolina