It wasn’t supposed to be a huge weekend on the 2022 college football schedule, but it certainly played out to be one we’ll look back on at season’s end as perhaps the craziest.
No. 1 Alabama nearly fell at Texas, and the Sun Belt took over: Marshall upset No. 8 Notre Dame and Appalachian State shocked No. 6 Texas A&M. The night closed with No. 9 Baylor falling in double-overtime at No. 21 BYU.
Pat Forde, the longtime college athletics scribe for ESPN, Yahoo and Sports Illustrated, put out his updated top 10 late Saturday night. You can read his entire piece here to find out the why with each team, but here is who he puts 10-1 through two weeks.
Sept. 10, 2022; University Park, Pennsylvania; Penn State Nittany Lions tight end Khalil Dinkins (16) celebrates with his teammates after scoring a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Ohio Bobcats at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Ohio, 46-10. Matthew OHaren-USA TODAY Sports
Tennessee defensive lineman Joshua Josephs (19) celebrates after a game between the Tennessee Volunteers and Pittsburgh Panthers in Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. Tennessee defeated Pitt, 34-27, in overtime. USA TODAY NETWORK
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Jahmyr Gibbs #1 of the Alabama Crimson Tide escapes the grasp of Jaylon Guilbeau #13 of the Texas Longhorns in the first half at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Sept. 10, 2022 in Austin, Texas. Tim Warner/Getty Images
Sept. 10, 2022; Gainesville, Florida; Kentucky Wildcats place kicker Matt Ruffolo (96) makes a field goal against the Florida Gators during the fourth quarter at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Sept. 10, 2022; Provo, Utah; Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Talmage Gunther is embraced by a fan after the Cougars beat the Baylor Bears at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Gabriel Mayberry-USA TODAY Sports
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Sept. 10, 2022; Stanford, California; USC Trojans quarterback Caleb Williams (13) throws the ball during the second quarter against the Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium. Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports
Sept. 10, 2022; Fayetteville; Arkansas Razorbacks running back AJ Green (0) celebrates with wide receiver Citron Jackson Jr (2) after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Arkansas won, 44-30. Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports
Georgia running back Kenny McIntosh (6) moves the ball down the field during the first half of a NCAA college football game between Samford and Georgia in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. News Joshua L Jones – USA TODAY NETWORK
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