Undefeated FBS faculty soccer groups in 2022

October 9, 2022

We began with 131 faculty soccer groups hoping to go undefeated this FBS season. Heading into Week 7 motion, solely 15 groups stay excellent. What was a protracted checklist is now an unique checklist that retains on shrinking.

This is a take a look at all of the remaining unbeaten FBS groups this season. Groups are listed so as by AP Ballot rank, adopted by alphabetical if not within the high 25.

Undefeated FBS faculty soccer groups in 2022

No. 1 Georgia

Document: 6-0 (3-0 SEC)
Final recreation: Def. Auburn, 42-10
Subsequent recreation: vs. Vanderbilt | 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: vs. Tennessee (Nov. 5); at Kentucky (Nov. 19)
Final undefeated season: 1980 (12-0, gained nationwide title)

The defending champion Bulldogs appeared the half early within the season, together with a rout of ranked Oregon. However Georgia has struggled the final two of the final three weeks in opposition to Kent State and particularly Missouri. But, the Bulldogs bounced again with a dominant second half in opposition to Auburn remaining undefeated and a title favourite.

No. 2 Ohio State

Document: 6-0 (3-0 Huge Ten)
Final recreation: Def. Michigan State, 49-20
Subsequent recreation: vs. Iowa | Saturday Oct. 22
Hardest remaining video games: at Penn State (Oct. 29); vs. Michigan (Nov. 26)
Final undefeated season: 2012 (12-0)

The Buckeyes have not been examined simply but, although a highway journey to Joyful Valley is about for the final week of the month. QB C.J. Stroud threw for six touchdowns in his final recreation.

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No. 3 Alabama

Document: 6-0 (3-0 SEC)
Final recreation: Def. Texas A&M, 24-20
Subsequent recreation: at Tennessee | 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: at Tennessee (Oct. 15); at Ole Miss (Nov. 12)
Final undefeated season: 2020 (13-0, gained CFP nationwide title)

Alabama misplaced Heisman-winning QB Bryce Younger to harm, however the Tide nonetheless gained large at Arkansas final week due to RB Jahmyr Gibbs (206 speeding yards, two TDs). 4 at present ranked groups stay on the schedule, but that does not embody Texas A&M and rival Auburn.

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No. 4 Clemson

Document: 6-0 (4-0 ACC)
Final recreation: Def. Boston School, 31-3
Subsequent recreation: at Florida State | 7:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: at Florida State (Oct. 15); at Notre Dame (Nov. 5)
Final undefeated season: 2018 (15-0, win CFP nationwide title)

The Tigers handed the take a look at of NC State to mark consecutive wins in opposition to ranked groups (Wake Forest was the week prior). Clemson has robust contests forward because it seems to return to the highest of the ACC.

No. 5 Michigan

Document: 6-0 (3-0 Huge Ten)
Final recreation: Def. Indiana, 31-10
Subsequent recreation: vs. Penn State | 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: vs. Penn State (Oct. 15); at Ohio State (Nov. 26)
Final undefeated season: 1997 (12-0, gained AP nationwide title)

The Wolverines are hoping to comply with up a Huge Ten title and Playoff look with one other good run this 12 months. To date, Michigan stays firmly within the combine, although the Penn State and Ohio State video games will determine that destiny. By means of six video games, RB Blake Corum has 735 speeding yards and 11 touchdowns.

No. 6 Tennessee

Document: 5-0 (2-0 SEC)
Final recreation: Def. No. 25 LSU, 40-13
Subsequent recreation: vs. Alabama | 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: vs. Alabama (Oct. 15); at Georgia (Nov. 5) 
Final undefeated season: 1998 (13-0, gained BCS nationwide title)

The Volunteers appeared the a part of a title contender with a dominant 27-point win at LSU. The Vols piled up 501 yards on the highway, led by Hendon Hooker’s 239 passing yards and 63 speeding yards. However now the massive take a look at is subsequent: Prime-ranked Alabama.

No. 7 Southern California

Document: 6-0 (4-0 Pac-12)
Final recreation: Def. Washington State, 30-14
Subsequent recreation: at Utah | 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: at Utah (Oct. 15); at UCLA (Nov. 19)
Final undefeated season: 2004 (vacated)

Apart from a 17-14 win at Oregon State, scoring hasn’t been an issue for the Trojans. Nonetheless, the Pac-12 has some potential potholes for USC as this system seems for a splash in Lincoln Riley’s first season.

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No. 8 Oklahoma State

Document: 5-0 (2-0 Huge 12)
Final recreation: Def. Texas Tech, 41-31
Subsequent recreation: at TCU | 3:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: at TCU (Oct. 15); at Oklahoma (Nov. 19)
Final undefeated season: 1945 (9-0)

The Cowboys are coming off a hard-fought dwelling win over Texas Tech, however Oklahoma State nonetheless has robust dates forward. There’s nonetheless Texas and Oklahoma, however these aren’t even the three at present ranked groups nonetheless to come back (TCU, Kansas State and Kansas).

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No. 9 Ole Miss

Document: 6-0 (2-0 SEC)
Final recreation: Def.  Vanderbilt, 52-28
Subsequent recreation: vs. Auburn | 12 p.m. Saturday Oct, 15
Hardest remaining video games: at LSU (Oct. 22); vs. Alabama (Nov. 12)
Final undefeated season: 1962 (10-0)

The Rebels pulled away from Vanderbilt within the second half and have a manageable recreation up subsequent in opposition to Auburn earlier than the schedule picks up within the second half of October. However any SEC West hopes will rely on the house recreation in opposition to Alabama on Nov. 12.

No. 10 Penn State

Document: 5-0 (2-0 Huge Ten)
Final recreation: Def. Northwestern, 17-7
Subsequent recreation: at Michigan | Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: at Michigan (Oct. 15); vs. Ohio State (Oct. 29)
Final undefeated season: 1994 (12-0)

Penn State had turnover woes in poor climate, however the Nittany Lions protection held sturdy to carry off Northwestern. After an off week, Penn State has its first prove-it recreation of the Huge Ten slate when PSU visits Michigan.

No. 11 UCLA

Document: 6-0 (3-0)
Final recreation: Def. No. 11 Utah, 42-32
Subsequent recreation: at Oregon | TBD Saturday Oct. 22
Hardest remaining video games: at Oregon (Oct. 22); vs. USC (Nov. 19)
Final undefeated season: 1954 (9-0)

The Bruins have scored at the very least 32 factors in all 5 wins, most lately 42 in opposition to then-No. 11 Utah. Nonetheless, the resurgent Pac-12 will hold giving UCLA main assessments. Up subsequent, Oregon.

No. 13 TCU

Document: 5-0 (2-0 Huge 12)
Final recreation: Def. No. 19 Kansas, 38-31
Subsequent recreation: vs. Oklahoma State | 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 15); vs. Kansas State (Oct. 22) 
Final undefeated season: 13-0 (2010)

A clobbering of Oklahoma rocketed TCU within the high 25 and a ranked vs. ranked recreation in opposition to….Kansas. TCU then held on for an exhilarating 38-31 win with School GameDay in attendance. WR Quentin Johnston had a profession day with 14 catches for 206 yards and a landing.

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No. 18 Syracuse

Document: 5-0 (2-0 ACC)
Final recreation: Def. Wagner, 59-0
Subsequent recreation: vs. NC State | 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: at Clemson (Oct. 22); at Wake Forest (Nov. 19)
Final undefeated season: 1987 (11-0-1)

The Orange lately posted shut wins in opposition to Purdue and Virginia, so a 59-0 drubbing of FCS Wagner needed to be welcome. The remaining schedule is hard, nevertheless, beginning with back-to-back video games in opposition to ranked NC State and Clemson.

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No. 25 James Madison

Document: 5-0 (3-0 Solar Belt)
Final recreation: Def. Arkansas State, 42-20
Subsequent recreation: at Georgia Southern | 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: at Louisville (Nov. 5); vs. Coastal Carolina (Nov. 26)
Final undefeated season: 1975 (9-0)

Not dangerous for a primary season on the FBS stage. The Dukes usually are not bowl eligible as they undergo a transition, however they’ve gone out and gained large so far.

Coastal Carolina

Document: 6-0 (3-0 Solar Belt)
Final recreation: Def. UL Monroe, 28-21
Subsequent recreation: vs. Previous Dominion | 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
Hardest remaining video games: vs. Appalachian State (Nov. 3); at James Madison (Nov. 26)
Final undefeated season: By no means

Two Solar Belt faculties are on the checklist. First up is Coastal Carolina, led by star QB Grayson McCall. In his first 5 video games, he threw 14 passing touchdowns to just one interception, whereas including three speeding touchdowns.

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