When it comes to rewards and punishments from the voters, WSU should receive a lot of support in the Week 6 rankings and USC is likely to fall out of the top 10 now.
Despite its 42-7 pasting of Oregon State Saturday night, Washington remained No. 6 in the Associated Press college football rankings released Sunday.
1, receiving 58 of the 64 first-place votes.
Southern California's 30-27 loss at Washington State made room for Georgia to take over at No. 5 after its 41-0 win over Tennessee. The Pac-12 game will be aired by FS1.
On the last weekend of September, things started to shake out a bit among the top teams in the FBS.
WSU also reached No. 11 in the USA Today Amway Coaches Top 25 poll.
There will be a few shifts in the major college football polls, as No. 5 USC lost to No. 16 Washington State, No. 12 Virginia Tech lost to No. 2 Clemson, and No. 24 Mississippi State lost to No. 13 Auburn. Stanford (18) and OR (17) received minimal support in the coaches rankings.
After beating IN 45-14 on Saturday to close out the month of September, Penn State has remained at No. 4 IN both the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches Poll top-25 rankings. At 5 p.m. Saturday (Fox), Washington State plays OR at Autzen Stadium in Eugene.