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FPI: Tigers heavy favorites vs. Mustangs
Memphis has won the last three meetings between these schools by a combined score of 162-17, including a 51-7 blowout victory last season and a 63-0 shutout in 2015. SMU's last win in the series came in 2013.
The Tigers made waves in the college football world when they upset then-No. 25 UCLA 48-45 in Week 2.
The U is back in the national title conversation, as Miami moved up to No. 3 in the CFP rankings, checking in ahead of No. 4 Oklahoma but behind Alabama and Clemson.
Memphis follows an off week with the first of two remaining home games, an early kickoff against SMU next Saturday.
The top five teams remained the same in this week's CFP rankings, but Ohio State and Penn State took big spills following losses this past Saturday.
Riley Ferguson completed 27 of 39 passes for 298 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 22 Memphis beat Tulsa 41-14 on Friday night.
Memphis favored on the road vs. Tulsa
Though the Golden Hurricane have had the upper hand in this series recently, winning five of their last seven meetings vs. the Tigers, ESPN's FPI likes Memphis' chances of capturing its eighth victory of the season Friday night.
Gallup continues to lead FBS
After his 91-yard game, James Washington joined Michael Gallup as the only WRs with over 1,000 yards entering Week 10. Meanwhile, SMU wideout Trey Quinn moved up the list after his 101 yards against Tulsa.
Georgia takes the top spot in the season's first College Football Playoff ranking, ahead of fellow SEC unbeaten Alabama. Notre Dame, Clemson, Oklahoma and Ohio State follow.
Mike Norvell's team followed two narrow wins with a dominant one over Tulane. Another Friday game awaits (at Tulsa, 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2/ESPN App).
Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer
Think some of the schools in the Charlotte, North Carolina footprint are kicking themselves right now? West Virginia's Will Grier, Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph and Memphis' Riley Ferguson all played high school football within about 30 miles of each other in the Charlotte area and have combined to throw 69 touchdown passes this season.