The Oklahoman’s Top 25

Oklahoman Published: September 21, 2006
Each week, college football insider George Schroeder ranks the nation’s 25 best teams.

1. Ohio State (3-0): Nation’s best 1-2 punch is Troy Smith to Ted Ginn Jr.

2. Auburn (3-0): With help from officials, Tigers’ defense holds off LSU.

3. USC (2-0): Trojans had little trouble with Nebraska.

4. Florida (3-0): Spurrier’s gone, but Florida’s still making Fulmer into a punch line.

5. Michigan (3-0): Wolverines dominated Irish in South Bend.

6. West Virginia (3-0): Steve Slaton is faaaaaaast and gooooood.

7. Texas (2-1): Bounced back with big win over Rice.

8. Georgia (3-0): Bulldogs’ defense appears dominant.

9. LSU (2-1): JaMarcus Russell is not the answer at quarterback.

10. Louisville (3-0): Big win over Miami, but lost QB Brohm.

11. Oregon (3-0): Ducks shouldn’t be penalized for officials’ mistakes.

12. Oklahoma (2-1): Sooners shouldn’t be penalized for officials’ mistakes, either.

13. Virginia Tech (3-0): Hokies’ next test isn’t until Oct. 12 at B.C.

14. Notre Dame (2-1): Ouch! Whipped at home by Michigan.

15. TCU (3-0): Fourth straight win over a Big 12 opponent.

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