College Football Rankings: 1 To 130: Week 3

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College Football Rankings: 1 To 130: Week 3

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College Football Rankings: 1 To 130: Week 3

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College Football News 2021 college football rankings after Week 2 for all 130 teams with results and who’s up next week.


And now this gets really fun.

Week 3 had all sorts of twists and turns, even if most of the top teams ended up winning. Here’s where the belief system kicks in.

1. Head-to-head beats everything. If you beat another team – and there aren’t any other variables in the way – you should be ranked higher. Respect the results.

2. Don’t punish losses to great teams. Results matter. Florida shouldn’t drop – quite the opposite – for coming within a two-point try of pushing Alabama into overtime. On the other side, teams shouldn’t be rewarded just because they got to play easier games and not Bama.

3. This will ALWAYS change wildly. It’s one big puzzle that gets put together, and so far it’s clean – there aren’t and head-to-head issues to deal with. If you have a beef with where a team is ranked, look at the schedule and keep diving in further.

4. And, of course, how have the teams looked? To turn the pretentious dial up a notch, rankings should be about how good the teams are, and without speculation going forward.

The Week 3 CFN college football rankings …

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CFN 2021 Rankings: Week 3
101-130 | 76-100 | 51-75 | 26-50 | 11-25 | Top 10
Week 3 Scoreboard, Predictions For Every Game

CFN College Football Rankings: Week 3

130 UConn Huskies (0-4)

Last Week’s Ranking: 130
Week 3: Army 52, UConn 21
Week 4 Opponent: Wyoming

129 UMass Minutemen (0-3)

Last Week’s Ranking: 129
Week 3: Eastern Michigan 42, UMass 28
Week 4 Opponent: at Coastal Carolina

128 Ohio Bobcats (0-3)

Last Week’s Ranking: 125
Week 3: Louisiana 49, Ohio 14
Week 4 Opponent: at Northwestern

127 Akron Zips (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 128
Week 3: Akron 35, Bryant 14
Week 4 Opponent: at Ohio State

126 New Mexico State Aggies (1-3)

Last Week’s Ranking: 127
Week 3: New Mexico State 43, South Carolina State 35
Week 4 Opponent: Hawaii

125 ULM Warhawks (1-1)

Last Week’s Ranking: 126
Week 3: ULM 12, Jackson State 7
Week 4 Opponent: Troy

124 Old Dominion Monarchs (1-3)

Last Week’s Ranking: 124
Week 3: Liberty 45, Old Dominion 17
Week 4 Opponent: Buffalo

123 UTEP Miners (2-1)

Last Week’s Ranking: 123
Week 3: OPEN DATE
Week 4 Opponent: New Mexico

122 FIU Golden Panthers (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 122
Week 3: Texas Tech 54, FIU 21
Week 4 Opponent: at Central Michigan

121 UNLV Rebels (0-3)

Last Week’s Ranking: 120
Week 3: Iowa State 48, UNLV 3
Week 4 Opponent: at Fresno State

120 Rice Owls (0-3)

Last Week’s Ranking: 118
Week 3: Texas 58, Rice 0
Week 4 Opponent: Texas Southern

119 Texas State Bobcats (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 92
Week 3: Incarnate Word 42, Texas State 34
Week 4 Opponent: at Eastern Michigan

118 Bowling Green Falcons (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 116
Week 3: Bowling Green 27, Murray State 10
Week 4 Opponent: Murray State

117 Toledo Rockets (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 72
Week 3: Colorado State 22, Toledo 6
Week 4 Opponent: at Ball State

116 Colorado State Rams (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 121
Week 3: Colorado State 22, Toledo 6
Week 4 Opponent: at Iowa

115 Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 117
Week 3: Troy 21, Southern Miss 9
Week 4 Opponent: at Alabama

114 Vanderbilt Commodores (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 119
Week 3: Stanford 41, Vanderbilt 23
Week 4 Opponent: Georgia

113 New Mexico Lobos (2-1)

Last Week’s Ranking: 113
Week 3: Texas A&M 34, New Mexico 0
Week 4 Opponent: at UTEP

112 Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-1)

Last Week’s Ranking: 115
Week 3: Eastern Michigan 42, UMass 28
Week 4 Opponent: Texas State

111 North Texas Mean Green (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 112
Week 3: UAB 40, North Texas 6
Week 4 Opponent: Louisiana Tech

110 Kansas Jayhawks (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 109
Week 3: Baylor 42, Kansas 7
Week 4 Opponent: at Duke

109 Temple Owls (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 110
Week 3: Boston College 28, Temple 3
Week 4 Opponent: Wagner

108 Ball State Cardinals (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 90
Week 3: Wyoming 45, Ball State 12
Week 4 Opponent: Toledo

107 Florida State Seminoles (0-3)

Last Week’s Ranking: 103
Week 3: Wake Forest 35, Florida State 14
Week 4 Opponent: Louisville

106 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 107
Week 3: UTSA 27, Middle Tennessee 13
Week 4 Opponent: at Charlotte

105 Navy Midshipmen (0-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 108
Week 3: OPEN DATE
Week 4 Opponent: at Houston

104 Arizona Wildcats (0-3)

Last Week’s Ranking: 81
Week 3: Northern Arizona 21, Arizona 19
Week 4 Opponent: at Oregon

103 South Alabama Jaguars (3-0)

Last Week’s Ranking: 105
Week 3: South Alabama 28, Alcorn State 21
Week 4 Opponent: OPEN DATE

102 Georgia Southern Eagles (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 106
Week 3: Arkansas 45, Georgia Southern 10
Week 4 Opponent: Louisiana

101 Kent State Golden Flashes (1-2)

Last Week’s Ranking: 101
Week 3: Iowa 30, Kent State 7
Week 4 Opponent: at Maryland

CFN 2021 Rankings: Week 3
101-130 | 76-100 | 51-75 | 26-50 | 11-25 | Top 10
Week 3 Scoreboard, Predictions For Every Game

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