Rewind - Coming up next

By Steve Yanda
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, September 5, 2010; 10:07 PM

Three top 10 teams will face sizable challenges in week two, though all will have the advantage of playing on their home turf.

After squeaking out a win over Utah State, No. 7 Oklahoma will look to show a revived effort against No. 20 Florida State.

First-year Seminoles Coach Jimbo Fisher will experience his first true test - no offense, Samford - at the helm when he squares off against tailback DeMarco Murray and the Sooners.

Though Murray rushed for 207 yards and two touchdowns Saturday, Oklahoma needed an interception late in the fourth quarter to seal a 31-24 victory over Utah State.

The Sooners gave up 341 passing yards, a showing that might do them in against Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder.

Meantime, No. 2 Ohio State will host No. 13 Miami (Fla.) in a matchup of two high-profile quarterbacks.

Buckeyes quarterback Terrelle Pryor has been dealing with massive amounts of hype since well before he came to Columbus.

Hurricanes signal caller Jacory Harris has drawn attention to himself with his flashy appearance, as well as with his play on the field.

While a loss for Miami would put a dent in its bid to prove its well-renowned program is on the rise once again, an Ohio State loss could derail the team's national title hopes.

And then there's No. 1 Alabama, which will host No. 19 Penn State.

The Nittany Lions were thought by many critics to be overrated entering the season. If they're looking for an opportunity to prove those people wrong, this is it.


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