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How Notre Dame’s 2021 Opponents Fared in Week 5 of College Football

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Big upset in Palo Alto; Navy and FSU notch first wins

NCAA Football: Oregon at Stanford Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s how Notre Dame’s 2021 opponents fared in week four of the college football season:

FLORIDA STATE

Result: Beat Syracuse, 33-30

Current record: 1-4

Pro Football Focus season team rank: 99th (out of 130 FBS teams) (dropped five spots since last week)

SP+ ranking: 63rd (up 10 spots)

TOLEDO

Result: Beat UMass, 45-7

Current record: 3-2

PFF team rank: 50th (up 18 spots)

SP+ ranking: 77th (up 3 spots)

PURDUE

Result: Lost, 20-13, to Minnesota

Current record: 3-2

PFF team rank: 79th (down 21 spots)

SP+ ranking: 54th (up 6 spots)

WISCONSIN

Result: Lost, 38-17, to Michigan

Current record: 1-3

PFF team rank: 57th (up 20 spots)

SP+ ranking: 10th (up 1 spot)

CINCINNATI

Result: Beat Notre Dame, 24-13

Current record: 4-0

PFF team rank: 18th (down 1 spots)

SP+ ranking: 11th (up 3 spots)

VIRGINIA TECH

Result: No game

Current record: 3-1

PFF team rank: 61st (up 15 spots)

SP+ ranking: 33rd (up 8 spots)

USC

Result: Beat Colorado, 37-14

Current record: 3-2

PFF team rank: 34th (down 1 spot)

SP+ ranking: 34th (down 1 spot)

NORTH CAROLINA

Result: Beat Duke, 38-7

Current record: 3-2

PFF team rank: 48th (up 13 spots)

SP+ ranking: 9th (up 9 spots)

NAVY

Result: Beat UCF, 34-30

Current record: 1-3

PFF team rank: 126th (up 1 spot)

SP+ ranking: 107th (up 7 spots)

VIRGINIA

Result: Beat Miami-Fla, 30-28

Current record: 3-2

PFF team rank: 65th (up 2 spots)

SP+ ranking: 47th (up 11 spots)

GEORGIA TECH

Result: Lost, 45-22, to Pitt

Current record: 2-3

PFF team rank: 68th (down 9 spots)

SP+ ranking: 58th (up 4 spots)

STANFORD

Result: Beat Oregon, 31-24

Current record: 3-2

PFF team rank: 93rd (up 1 spot)

SP+ ranking: 85th (down 2 spots)