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Looking at Saturday’s heroes (Week 11)
By Eric D. Graham, BASN Staff Reporter
Updated: November 12, 2010
NORTH CAROLINA (BASN) — In week 10, Joe Pa won his 400th game. The Crimson Tide got rolled on. Utah finally fell. TCU leap-frogged Boise. And Oklahoma lost again. Find out if your favorite team is still in the Top 20 new and improved Eric Graham Stiff-Arm College Football Poll. Remember the rules, if you win, you are in…..And there are no exceptions to the rules. 1. Oregon (9-0) The Ducks lead the FBS in total offense with 567.2 yards per game. This Saturday, they seek their fourth straight 50 + point game against the University of California 2. Auburn (10-0) With allegations lingering, Cam Newton tries to lead the Tigers of Auburn against the Bulldogs of Georgia. Georgia has won 6 out of the last 10 games. 3. TCU (10-0) QB Andy Dalton completed 21 of 26 passes for 355 yards and two touchdowns in a 47-7 romping against Utah last Saturday. This week, the Horned Frogs try to leap over the Aztecs of San Diego State. 4. Boise State (8-0) The Broncos set the school record by gaining 737 yards of total offense against Hawaii last Saturday in a 42-7 win. With the victory, the Broncos winning streak is at 22. 5. LSU (8-1) Head coach Les Miles aka the “Mad Hatter” pulled another trick out of his hat with a 4th down reverse with the game on the line in the Tigers 24-17 upset win against SEC powerhouse Alabama. 6. Wisconsin (8-1) 7. Ohio State (8-1) The Buckeyes of Ohio State take on the Litany Lions of Penn State this Saturday. This should be a great game because Joe Paterno recently won his 400th career game and predicted another one this weekend. 8. Nebraska (8-1) 9. Oklahoma St. (9-1) The Cowboys of Oklahoma St. are seeking their first 4-0 finish vs. Big South competition. 10. Stanford (8-1) Heisman hopeful Andrew Luck went 23-of-39 while throwing for 293 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-17 rout against the Wildcats of Arizona last Saturday. This week, Stanford faces Arizona St. 11. Alabama (7-2) After a tough loss against LSU last week, the Crimson Tide will wrestle with Mississippi St. this Saturday. Alabama has won 18 straight games at home. 12. Iowa (7-2) 13. Michigan St. (9-1) 14. Utah (8-1) 15. Arkansas (7-2) 16. Missouri (7-2) 17. Oklahoma (7-2) 18. Arizona (7-2) 19. Mississippi St. (8-2) 20. Nevada (8-1) Note: This poll will dramatically change after next week’s games. So don’t be surprised if your favorite team gets stiff-armed out of the top 20. In other words, keep your chin strap on.