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AUSTIN MURPHY
October 15, 2007
Here are the undefeated teams through six weeks, along with their most meaningful wins, biggest obstacles and chances of remaining unblemished
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October 15, 2007

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Here are the undefeated teams through six weeks, along with their most meaningful wins, biggest obstacles and chances of remaining unblemished

NO. 1 LSU, 6--0
Up next: at Kentucky.
Marquee wins: Virginia Tech, South Carolina, Florida.
Outlook: After the trip to Lexington, the Tigers' toughest tests are at home (Auburn and Arkansas), though Alabama coach Nick Saban would love to play spoiler against his old team.
Likelihood of a perfect season (out of a possible four bowl blazers): 3�

No. 2 CAL, 5--0
Up next: Oregon State.
Marquee wins: Tennessee, at Oregon.
Outlook: The Bears are pointing to their Nov. 10 game with USC, but they'd better not overlook their Oct. 27 trip to Arizona State.
Likelihood of a perfect season: 2� blazers

NO. 3 OHIO STATE, 6--0
Up next: Kent State.
Marquee wins: at Washington, at Purdue.
Outlook: No reason the Buckeyes shouldn't be 11-0 heading into their Nov. 17 game at Michigan.
Likelihood of a perfect season: 3 1/2 blazers

NO. 4 BOSTON COLLEGE, 6--0
Up next: at Notre Dame.
Marquee wins: Wake Forest, at Georgia Tech.
Outlook: A Thursday night affair at Virginia Tech will be no picnic, nor will the trip to Death Valley to face Clemson.
Likelihood of a perfect season: 3 blazers

NO. 5 SOUTH FLORIDA, 5--0
Up next: Central Florida.
Marquee wins: at Auburn, West Virginia.
Outlook: If the Bulls can win at Rutgers on Oct. 18, watch out.
Likelihood of a perfect season: 3 blazers

NO. 11 MISSOURI, 5--0
Up next: at Oklahoma.
Marquee wins: Illinois, Nebraska.
Outlook: The Tigers can make a statement in Norman, and pivotal road games come later against Colorado and Kansas State.
Likelihood of a perfect season: 1 blazer

NO. 14 ARIZONA STATE, 6--0
Up next: Washington.
Marquee win: Colorado.
Outlook: Now comes the hard part—games against Cal, Oregon and USC.
Likelihood of a perfect season: � blazer

NO. 15 CINCINNATI, 6--0
Up next: Louisville.
Marquee win: at Rutgers.
Outlook: The Nov. 3 game at South Florida could be for the Big East title. Honest!
Likelihood of a perfect season: 1 blazer

NO. 16 HAWAII, 6--0
Up next: at San Jose State.
Marquee wins: None.
Outlook: The Warriors close with home games against Boise State and Washington.
Likelihood of a perfect season: 1� blazers

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