College football 1-131 rankings following Week 8

Tennessee (7-0, 3-0 SEC) defeated UT Martin (4-3, 3-0 OVC), 65-24, Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Week 8.

No. 3 Tennessee will host No. 17 Kentucky on Saturday in Week 9 (7 p.m. EDT, ESPN).

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule features home games against Ball State (W, 59-10), Akron (W, 63-6), Florida (W, 38-33), Alabama (W, 52-49), UT Martin (W, 65-24), Kentucky and Missouri.

The Vols’ 2022 schedule features road contests at Pittsburgh (W, 34-27 OT) in the second edition of the Johnny Majors Classic, LSU (W, 40-13), Georgia, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.

Following Week 8 games, College Football News released its rankings for all 131 Football Bowl Subdivision teams.

College Football News’ top 40 rankings are listed next.

1. Ohio State 2. Georgia 3. Tennessee

4. Michigan 5. Alabama

6. Clemson 7. Oregon 8. TCU

9. UCLA 10. Oklahoma State

11. LSU 12. Ole Miss 13. Utah

14. USC 15. Penn State

16. Illinois 17. Wake Forest 18. Kentucky

19. Syracuse 20. Oregon State

21. South Carolina 22. North Carolina 23. Florida

24. North Carolina State 25. Texas Tech

26. Florida State 27. Texas 28. Mississippi State

29. Texas A&M 30. Arkansas

31. Kansas State 32. Washington 33. Maryland

34. Oklahoma 35. Cincinnati

36. Kansas 37. Minnesota 38. Michigan State 39. Wisconsin 40. Purdue

Rankings 41-131

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