The No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide had the most impressive victory of the weekend with their dismantling of the eighth-ranked Michigan Wolverines. In the only matchup of top-10 opponents, Alabama clearly proved they were the superior side with their 41-14 victory; Michigan, meanwhile, will probably be taking a tumble down the polls.
Alabama's victory will probably be enough to propel them past the USC Trojans to the top of the polls. USC had a strong win against Hawaii, but the victory by the Trojans lacks the prestige of the titanic Alabama-Michigan contest. It's likely that USC will be looking up at Alabama come the release of the Week 2 polls.
Another potential move in the rankings could be between the fourth and fifth spots in the poll. Oklahoma had an unimpressive 24-7 victory over UTEP, while Oregon obliterated Arkansas State with a 50-point first half and cruised to a 57-34 victory. The incredible early offensive proficiency by the Ducks might be enough to swap them with the Sooners at the fourth spot.
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