For the second straight week, West Virginia University is the only Big East Conference football program ranked in the college rankings, released Sunday afternoon. The Mountaineers (5-1, 1-0 Big East), who opened their Big East schedule by routing the University of Connecticut, 43-16, Saturday, is ranked No. 13 in the AP poll and No. 16 in the USA Today/Coaches poll. The Mountaineers have a bye week before traveling to Syracuse University to face the Orange in a Friday night match up, Oct. 21.
Meanwhile, the University of South Florida, which had previously been ranked in the Top 25, had a bye week, while the University of Pittsburgh lost to conference rival Rutgers Univerity, 34-10.
At the top of the two polls, Louisiana State University was ranked No. 1 in the AP poll, while the University of Alabama, University of Oklahoma, the University of Wisconsin, Boise State University, Oklahoma State University and the University of Standford were ranked No. 2-7, receptivity.
In the USA Today poll, it was: Oklahoma ranked No. 1, while LSU, Alabama, Wisconsin, Stanford, Boise State and Oklahoma State No. 2-7, respectively.
Here's a quick glimpse of the current Big East Conference standings: