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Even with a loss, the reigning conference champs stay at the top of the rankings

Even with a loss, the reigning conference champs stay at the top of the rankings

1. Oregon (1-1)

The Ducks lost a heartbreaker to a top 5 team on the road. No shame in that.

2. USC (2-0)

The Trojans waxed Idaho and look like the most explosive team in the conference.

3. UCLA (2-0)

UCLA's defense shut-down UNLV in a route. That defense is legit.

4. Utah (2-0)

It wasn't pretty, but Utah escaped against an ups-start Utah State squad. With Fresno State looming, an undefeated non-conference slate looks like a certainty.

5. Arizona (2-0)

The Wildcats outclasses Nevada and continued to show that their offense is elite.

6. Cal (2-0)

The Bear got off to a slow start against San Diego State before pulling away for a 28 point victory.

T7. Arizona State (1-1)

A team that had national title aspirations at the beginning of the season should't be tied with Cal Poly in the 4th quarter. They pulled out the win, but things are dicey in Tempe right now.

T7. Stanford (1-1)

It took a little while to get going, but once they did, Kevin Hogan and Stanford put it on Central Florida to get their first win of the year.

9. Washington (1-1)

A slow start had Husky fans worried before they blitzed Sacramento State on the way to a 49-0 win.

10. Colorado (1-1)

The Buffs ran all over a UMASS team that upset them last season, while Nelson Spruce became the school's all-time leader in receptions.

11. Oregon State (1-1)

The Beavers looked great for a quarter against Michigan before the wheels fell off. Gary Andersen has his work cut out for him.

12. Washington State (1-1)

How do you lose at home to an FCS team one week and then travel across the country and beat a Big X team the next? You make sure that Big X team is Rutgers, as the Cougars beat the Scarlett Knights in a shootout.

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