ESPN Releases Its New Top 25 Following Week 5
LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMBER 28: Quarterback Justin Fields #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes warms up before the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on September 28, 2019 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)ESPN has updated its college football top 25 rankings following the fifth full weekend of the 2019 college football season.Week 5 didn’t feature any big upsets, though No. 1 Clemson was nearly knocked off on the road by North Carolina. The Tigers stopped a game-winning two-point conversion attempt by the Tar Heels late in the fourth quarter.Ohio State was probably the most-impressive team of the weekend, as the Buckeyes shellacked Nebraska, 48-7, in Lincoln.ESPN’s Football Power Index has since updated its top 25 rankings:AlabamaOhio StateClemsonGeorgiaOklahomaLSUAuburnPenn StateNotre DameOregonWisconsinFloridaWashingtonMichiganMichigan StateTexas A&MIowaUtahMissouriUCFTexasOklahoma StateUSCIowa StateMississippi StateThe official new polls will be out later today.The new Coaches’ Poll comes out at noon E.T. and the new AP Poll is out at 2 p.m. E.T.