NEW SEASON; NEW POLL week 4

By Eric D.Graham BASN Staff Reporter
Updated: September 28, 2011

NORTH CAROLINA, (BASN)–1. Clemson (4-0)

After seeing freshman sensation Sammy Watkins, ORANGE you glad you went to Clemson. This week, Clemson takes on the Va.Tech Hokies, who have won five straight games against the Tigers.

2. Alabama (4-0)

Alabama has won 5 of the last 7 games against the Florida Gators. The Alabama’s defense has only allowed 2.8 yards per play, which is best in the FBS.

3. LSU (4-0)

Bayou Bengals have won 36 non-conference games in a row. Last non-conference lost was against Virginia Tech in 2002.

4. Wisconsin (4-0)

Russell Wilson threw for 345 yards with three touchdowns versus South Dakota. Wisconsin leads Big Ten in total offense with 532.3 yards per game. This week, the Badgers high-powered offense takes on their most competitive opponent this year against the Cornhuskers of Nebraska.

5. Oklahoma (3-0)

6. Oklahoma State (4-0)

7. Nebraska (4-0)

8. Stanford (3-0)

Stanford leads the FBS in rush defense by allowing only 36.0 yards per game. This week, UCLA.

9. Boise State (3-0)

10. VA.Tech (4-0)

The Hokies have won 12 straight games against ACC opponents. This is the third longest streak in the FBS.

11. South Carolina (4-0)

Stephen Garcia has thrown 7 interceptions this year. This week the Gamecocks take on the War Eagles of Auburn. South Carolina has not beaten Auburn since 1933.

12. Florida (4-0)

Florida leads the SEC in total offense with 456.7 yards per game.

13. Baylor (3-0)

14. Michigan (4-0)

15. S.Florida (4-0)

16. Georgia Tech (4-0)

The Yellow Jackets triple option offense has produced 630 yards per game, which is the best in FBS and 53.3 points per game, which lead the nation. This week, Ga.Tech takes on the Wolfpack of NC State. Tech has won 5 out of the last 7 against the Wolfpack.

17. Illinois (4-0)

1st (4-0) start in 60 years.

18. Kansas St. (3-0)

19. Texas (3-0)

20. Oregon (3-1)

Notable mentions: Arkansas (3-1), TCU (3-1), Texas A&M (2-1), Arizona St. (3-1), UNC (3-1)