The top five or six (or more) are making themselves known, and it's basically teams that win consistently and win by large margins.
Usually these top-ranked teams also hold the opposition to not very much. That's basically why the teams ranked in the top eight are ranked there.
There were a few "wait, what?" moments in the Great Midwest this week.
Well is Army really the #1 team in the fall?
Until they lose, probably. They certainly looked their unflinching, pitiless best against St. Bonaventure over the weekend.
The only change in the top 12 is BYU easing ahead of Life thanks to a really strong outing against both Colorado and Colorado State.
Indiana, Ohio State, and Notre Dame all won this weekend in Big Ten action, with those three teams now a total of 8-1 in conference play.
Notre Dame has the only conference loss among those three, losing their opener to Ohio State 39-14—a game the Irish would certainly have wished was a little later in the fall.