No faculty soccer group ranked within the AP Prime 10 misplaced, however solely one in every of them was actually examined.
How will Saturday’s prime video games have an effect on the Faculty Soccer Playoff chase? What are the present odds for making the highest 4? The Allstate Playoff Predictor has the solutions. Test again each week as the chances are up to date following that week’s video games.
Prime-ranked Clemson survived an upset bid from unranked North Carolina. Tar Heels coach Mack Brown’s determination to go for 2 backfired after Javonte Williams’ 1-yard landing rush introduced UNC inside 21-20, and the defending champs prolonged their profitable streak to 20 video games.
Alabama, in the meantime, placed on a clinic towards Ole Miss. Tua Tagovailoa threw 5 of his six landing passes to DeVonta Smith, who broke Amari Cooper’s single-game program file for receiving yards (274) and TDs in a 59-31 rout.
Regardless that No. three Georgia and No. Four LSU had been idle, the SEC continued its dominance. Bo Nix and JaTarvious Whitlow mixed for six complete touchdowns as No. 7 Auburn routed Mississippi State 56-23.
Exterior the SEC, No. 5 Ohio State raced out to a 38-Zero halftime lead en path to a 48-7 win at Nebraska. Whereas J.Okay. Dobbins led the Buckeyes with 177 dashing yards, it was Grasp Teague III (13 carries, 81 yards, 2 TDs) and quarterback Justin Fields (12/72/1) who discovered the tip zone.
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Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts upped his bid for the Heisman Trophy by throwing for 3 touchdowns and 415 yards, whereas additionally operating for 70 yards and a rating within the sixth-ranked Sooners’ 55-16 victory over Texas Tech.
By way of the tip of September, the race for the Faculty Soccer Playoff is starting to take form.
Here is how our writers see the playoff subject after Week 5. (Word: These should not their projections for the way the season will finish.)
Andrea Adelson: 1. Alabama; 2. Clemson; three. LSU; Four. Oklahoma
Edward Aschoff: 1. Clemson; 2. LSU; three. Alabama; Four. Ohio State
Kyle Bonagura: 1. Alabama; 2. Oklahoma; three. Clemson; Four. Ohio State
Invoice Connelly: 1. Alabama; 2. Ohio State; three. Oklahoma; Four. Clemson
Heather Dinich: 1. Alabama; 2. Auburn; three. LSU; Four. Georgia
David M. Hale: 1. Alabama; 2. Ohio State; three. Clemson; Four. Georgia
Sam Khan Jr.: 1. Auburn; 2. LSU; three. Alabama; Four. Clemson
Chris Low: 1. Alabama; 2. Ohio State; three. Auburn; Four. Clemson
Adam Rittenberg: 1. Auburn; 2. Ohio State; three. Alabama; Four. LSU
Alex Scarborough: 1. Clemson; 2. Oklahoma; three. Alabama; Four. Ohio State
Mark Schlabach: 1. Alabama; 2. Georgia; three. Oklahoma; Four. Ohio State
Tom VanHaaren: 1. Alabama; 2. Clemson; three. Ohio State; Four. Oklahoma