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The Race is On!

The race for school football's public title started a weekend ago and true to form, everybody's actually pursuing the double cross reigning champions, the USC Trojans. USC experienced little difficulty succeeding at Hawaii last Saturday, dealing with the Rainbows 63-17. The 63 focuses were the most scored by a Trojan group since 1988 and the 46-point edge of triumph was the second-greatest in the Pete Carroll time.

USC has now dominated 23 straight matches and 34 of its last 35. At the point when the most recent AP survey was delivered on Tuesday, USC was normally, still No.1. That makes it 20 straight surveys that the Trojans have been No. 1, only one short of Miami-Florida's record 21-survey run set during the 2001 and 2002 seasons. With USC inactive this week, the Trojans are guaranteed of at any rate tying Miami's record when the following week's survey is delivered.

While USC had a 'get-away' in Honolulu last Saturday, SIX top-25 groups lost on opening end of the week, four to unranked adversaries. Generally outstanding, was Oklahoma. The seventh-positioned Sooners lost at home to unranked TCU, 17-10. The misfortune was Bob Stoops' first-historically speaking September misfortune while at Oklahoma and it additionally finished a 19-game home series of wins for the Sooners (every one of the 19 had been by twofold digits). No. 9 Miami-Florida lost an "revolting" game at Tallahassee, 10-7. The success finished No. 14 FSU's six-game losing streak to the Hurricanes, notwithstanding the way that the Seminoles acquired only 170 all out yards and QB Drew Weatherford finished 7-of-24 passes for 67 yards.

No. 16 Auburn saw the country's third-longest series of wins end at 15, เว็บพนันโนวา when the Tigers were steamed at home by unranked Georgia Tech, 23-14. No. 17 Texas A&M lost at unranked Clemson 25-24, No. 18 Boise State got squashed at No. 13 Georgia 48-13 and No. 23 Pittsburgh lost at home to unranked Notre Dame, 42-21.

The four unranked groups that pulled disturbs over their positioned rivals, were totally remunerated by spots in the most recent AP top-25. Georgia Tech is seventeenth, Notre Dame twentieth, TCU is 22nd and Clemson asserted the last spot at No. 25. Oklahoma's misfortune dropped the Sooners right to No. 18, the first occasion when they've been out of the AP's main 25 since December 2, 2001. Reddish-brown, which completed No.2 in a year ago's last survey to USC, exited the best 25, as did A&M, Boise State and Pittsburgh.

STREAKS

USC possesses the country's longest current series of wins at 23 with Utah second at 17. With Auburn's misfortune, the third-longest series of wins presently has a place with Iowa, at nine. The Hawkeyes play at Iowa State this Saturday. Boise State possesses the longest current home series of wins at 25, trailed by USC's 22 straight home successes. Oklahoma's 19-game streak was third however after the Sooners' misfortune, Iowa currently has the third-longest home series of wins with Saturday's 56-0 success over Ball State giving them 19 straight home successes.

Boise State likewise claimed the country's longest street series of wins (10) obviously that finished with its 48-13 misfortune at Georgia. USC's success at Hawaii moves the Trojans to the highest point of one more rundown, with 10 straight street wins. Following the Trojans are Utah (9) or more Texas and Oklahoma, both win eight straight street wins. The No.2 Longhorns will risk their eight-game street series of wins this Saturday, with a visit to Columbus, Ohio where they will meet No. 4 Ohio State.

Focal Florida was the solitary group to go winless in 2004 (0-11) and entered the 2005 season with a country most exceedingly awful 15 straight misfortunes. Subsequent to losing to South Carolina 24-15 last Thursday, in Steve Spurrier's re-visitation of school football, the no-so Golden Knights stand head-and-shoulders before the country's different failures with 16 straight misfortunes.

The country's two longest street losing streaks arrived at end a weekend ago. Baylor, which had lost 24 straight, succeeded at SMU 28-23 and Vanderbilt, washouts of 18 straight out and about, succeeded at Wake Forest 24-20. While UCF has lost 14 straight street games, the Golden Knights don't presently possess the country's longest current street losing streak also. That 'honor' goes to Buffalo, as the Bulls have now lost 18 straight out and about in the wake of losing 38-0 at Connecticut last Thursday.

What about THOSE 'NEW' COACHES?

As a component of my school see arrangement, I did an article on the 23 lead trainers that were either opening the 2005 season with their first-since forever head caoching position or were in their first year at another school. This previous end of the week, 20 of them were in real life. While Charlie Weis' 42-21 success with Notre Dame at Pittsburgh made the greatest 'sprinkle', overall, the gathering didn't passage that well. Three schools with new lead trainers, Marshall, Oklahoma State and San Jose State, played non-lined games and each of the three won. With respect to the next 17, they went an aggregate 8-9 SU and a helpless 6-11 ATS. LSU's Les Miles, Stanford's Walt Harris and Utah State's Brent Guy make their presentations this end of the week.

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