The Stanford Cardinal will have one of their most intriguing tests of the season against the Washington St. Cougars in Pullman, but they should be able to get by if they play their game. The big question: Can they move up on the eve of the first BCS rankings?
There are a few notable matchups ahead of the seventh-ranked Cardinal, but only one or two seem to feature legitimate upset possibilties
12:30 PM PT/3:30 PM ET: #1 LSU Tigers at Tennessee Volunteers, CBS. LSU nearly lost to Tennessee last season. This could be a close one again considering the homefield advantage in Rocky Top, although the Vols have yet to make a dramatic jump in play the way the Tigers have.
12:30 PM PT/3:30 PM ET: #6 Oklahoma St. Cowboys at #22 Texas Longhorns, ABC. Texas looked atrocious last week in a Red River beatdown. But they'll be back in Austin, so they should be able to play better, right?
3 PM PT/6 PM ET: #5 Boise St. Broncos at Colorado St. Rams. Boise could beat whoever they want, but they will probably start dropping as the weakness of their strength of schedule catches up to them. Look for the bottom to start falling on Boise week-by-week.
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