1. UCLA (1-0)
Last week: 1
Game on: Saturday at UNLV (8:30 p.m. MT, CBS-SN)
What’s up? Freshman Josh Rosen looked the part in last week’s 34-16 win against Virginia, throwing for 351 yards and three touchdowns, but the 13th-ranked Bruins lost All-American defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes for the season.
2. Boise State (1-0)
Last week: 3
Game on: Saturday at BYU (8:15 p.m. MT, ESPN2)
What’s up? After a stellar first half, the 20th-ranked Broncos struggled on both sides of the ball in their 16-13 win against Washington and their former coach, Chris Peterson. But they handled BYU pretty easily last year in Boise.
3. Missouri (1-0)
Last week: 4
Game on: Saturday at Arkansas State (5 p.m. MT, ESPN3)
What’s up? It was a strong defensive start in the 21st-ranked Tigers’ opening game, a 34-3 victory against SE Missouri State. Linebacker Kentrell Brothers made 10 tackles in the first 26 defensive plays.
4. Nebraska (0-1)
Last week: 2
Game on: Saturday vs. South Alabama (6 p.m. MT, BTN)
What’s up? Huskers will try to take out frustration of losing to BYU on the Hail Mary by spanking South Alabama. Run game and discipline will be key points this week.
5. East Carolina (1-0)
Last week: 6
Game on: Saturday at Florida (5 p.m. MT, ESPN2)
What’s up? The Pirates struggled to get past FCS opponent Towson 28-20, but Chris Hariston (154 yards rushing, four touchdowns) was stellar in the opener.
6. Michigan (0-1)
Last week: 7
Game on: Saturday vs. Oregon State (10 a.m. MT, ABC)
What’s up? Wolverines defense was solid in opening 24-17 loss at Utah, but the offense needs to run the ball better and cut down on turnovers for Team Khaki to get a win.
7. Cincinnati (1-0)
Last week: 8
Game on: Saturday vs. Temple (6 p.m., ESPNNews)
What’s up? Gunnar Kiel was 18 of 22 for 233 yards and two touchdowns in the Bearcats’ 52-10 rout of Alabama A&M. This week’s Temple game got more interesting when the Owls upset Penn State, 27-10.
8. San Jose State (1-0)
Last week: 9
Game On: Saturday at Air Force (8:15 p.m. ET, ESPNU)
What’s up? Tyler Ervin ran for 127 yards and three touchdowns as the Spartans handled a good FCS school, New Hampshire, 43-13.
9. Utah State (1-0)
Last week: 5
Game on: Friday at No. 24 Utah (7 p.m. MT, ESPN2)
What’s up? The Aggies needed an 88-yard Andrew Rodriguez punt return for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to edge FCS opponent Southern Utah. A better effort will be required against the Utes.
10. Fresno State (1-0)
Last week: 10
Game on: Saturday at No. 17 Ole Miss (1:30 p.m. MT, ESPN2)
What’s up? Marteze Waller ran for 154 yards and two touchdowns as the Bulldogs blitzed Abilene Christian 34-13. Next up is a big challenge at Ole Miss, which crushed Tennessee-Martin 76-3 in the opener.
11. UConn (1-0)
Last week: 11
Game on: Saturday vs. Army (10 a.m. MT, no TV)
What’s up? Bryant Shirreffs threw for 202 yards and two touchdowns in his first start as UConn held on for a 20-15 win vs. FCS Villanova.
12. Wagner (0-1)
Last week: 12
Game on: Bye (next game Sept. 19 vs. Monmouth)
What’s up? Rice rolled up 401 rushing yards and easily dispatched FCS opponent Wagner 56-16 in the season opener.