Last Updated on November 1, 2023 by Robert C. Hoopes
Kansas Fans Celebrate Upset Win Over Oklahoma
In an exhilarating college football game, the Kansas Jayhawks pulled off a major upset, defeating the Oklahoma Sooners with a score of 38-35. Following this surprising victory, Kansas fans flooded the field and brought down the goalposts in a celebration that hasn’t been seen in decades. This incredible win marks Kansas’ first home victory against a top-10 ranked team since 1984.
The release of the new AP Top 25 college football poll further highlighted the remarkable events of the weekend. Despite their loss to Kansas, Oklahoma managed to maintain their position in the rankings, slipping down to the 10th spot. Georgia, on the other hand, remains at the top of the chart after a convincing 43-20 win over Florida. Michigan and Ohio State also kept their places at second and third, respectively, with their impressive records still intact.
Meanwhile, Florida State’s dominant defensive performance earned them the fourth position in the rankings. The highly skilled defense of the Seminoles has consistently held opponents to a minimal number of pass completions, making them a force to be reckoned with.
Washington’s impressive undefeated record propelled them to the fifth spot, while Oregon’s dominant performance against Utah helped them climb to number six. The Ducks’ victory on the road showcased their ability to contend with tough opponents.
Texas continues to impress, maintaining their seventh position in the rankings. The Longhorns are off to their best start since 2009 and are proving to be a formidable force in the college football landscape. Alabama, Penn State, and Ole Miss also held steady in the rankings, while Notre Dame, LSU, Missouri, and Louisville made significant jumps after impressive showings in their recent games.
Unfortunately, not all teams found success this week. Oregon State dropped in the rankings after suffering a loss to Arizona. Air Force, on the other hand, moved up to the 17th spot with an undefeated record, showcasing their prowess in the game.
In other major news, Utah’s loss to Oregon resulted in the end of their impressive 18-game home winning streak. Despite this setback, the team remains a formidable contender in the college football scene.
Another noteworthy achievement came from Kansas State, who secured their 15th 40-point shutout win as a Big 12 team. This accomplishment solidifies their reputation as a force to be reckoned with in their conference.
Furthermore, James Madison continues to dominate, maintaining their undefeated season. The team’s success is a testament to their hard work and determination.
Lastly, USC’s defense raised eyebrows as they allowed 40 or more points in four different games while being ranked in the AP Poll. This defensive weakness may prove to be a hindrance as they strive for success in the coming weeks.
Overall, this week’s college football action brought excitement, upsets, and notable achievements that will undoubtedly shape the season moving forward.