#11. TCU (2-0)
Last Week: W 42-12 @ SMU
Top Performer: DT Corey Bethley (5 tackles, 3 TFL, 2 sacks)
This Week: Saturday vs. #5 Ohio State (@Arlington, TX) (8:00 p.m. ET, ABC)
The Horned Frogs’ offense is clicking headed into a crucial showdown with Ohio State, headlined by sophomore quarterback Shawn Robinson (221 total yards, 2 total TDs).
#12. LSU (2-0)
Last Week: W 31-0 vs. Southeastern Louisiana
Top Performer: DE Breiden Fehoko (6 tackles, 2.5 TFL, 1 sack)
This Week: Saturday @ #6 Auburn (3:30 p.m. ET, CBS)
Should they prevail on the road, the Tigers, already with a neutral-site win over Miami under their belts, could really open the eyes of College Football Playoff voters in the early going.
#13. Virginia Tech (2-0)
Last Week: W 62-17 vs. William & Mary
Top Performer: WR Damon Hazelton (4 receptions, 107 yards, 1 TD)
This Week: Bye (Saturday game vs. East Carolina canceled due to Hurricane Florence)
The Hokies tallied 586 yards of offense against the Tribe, a good showing now that a bit of luster was removed from the Florida State win through no fault of their own, as the Seminoles barely got by Samford.
#14. Washington (1-1)
Last Week: W 45-3 vs. North Dakota
Top Performer: WR Ty Jones (4 receptions, 76 yards, 2 TDs)
This Week: Saturday @ Utah (10:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
There’s no shame in losing a neutral site game against Auburn, but the Huskies have no margin for error against a Utah that has plenty to gain from an upset.
#15. UCF (2-0)
Last Week: W 38-0 vs. South Carolina State
Top Performer: WR Gabriel Davis (9 receptions, 111 yards, 1 TD)
This Week: Bye (Saturday game @ North Carolina canceled due to Hurricane Florence)
This marks the second consecutive season where the Golden Knights have had their schedule affected by weather, as Hurricane Irma canceled a visit from Georgia Tech last season.