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Andy Wittry | | September 23, 2018

Undefeated college football teams in 2018

There was only one FBS team that went undefeated during the 2017 college football season and that was UCF, which went 13-0 with an AAC title and Peach Bowl win against Auburn. Can any team(s) repeat the Knights' perfect season in 2018?

Here are the 21 remaining undefeated college football teams for the 2018 season, listed in order of their AP Top 25 ranking, then alphabetically.

No. 1 Alabama (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Louisiana

The Crimson Tide had another impressive outing, this time against No. 22 Texas A&M in Week 4. Tua Tagovailoa was 22-of-30 for 387 yards and four touchdowns through the air.  

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No. 2 Georgia (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Tennessee

The Bulldogs rolled over the Missouri Tigers on the road in Week 4, winning 43-29. Georgia has three weeks before traveling to Baton Rouge for a date with the LSU Tigers.

No. 3 Clemson (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Syracuse

The Tigers were dominant on the road against Georgia Tech with a 49-21 victory. The Tigers continue to roll with quarterbacks Kelly Bryant and Trevor Lawrence. 

No. 4 Ohio State (4-0)

Next game: September 29 at Penn State

Ohio State has one ranked win against TCU this year, but a top-10 road game against the Nittany Lions will determine who has the leg up to make it out of the East Division to the Big Ten championship game.

No. 5 Oklahoma (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Baylor

Oklahoma just barely made it past Army with its undefeated season intact. The Sooners walked away with a 28-21 overtime win. Oklahoma's next true road game is on Oct. 20 at No. 17 TCU.

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No. 6 LSU (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Ole Miss

LSU took down Louisiana Tech, 38-21. LSU's Joe Burrow threw for 191 yards and Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed for 136 yards.

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No. 7 Stanford (4-0)

Next game: September 29 at No. 8 Notre Dame

The Cardinal continued its winning streak with a 38-31 come-from-behind overtime win over No. 20 Oregon. Stanford's K.J. Costello threw for 327 yards as the Cardinal kept pace with Oregon throughout the game and then got the winning touchdown in overtime.

No. 8 Notre Dame (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Stanford

The Fighting Irish won convincingly at Wake Forest, 56-28, to move to 4-0. Now the Irish have an extremely difficult two weeks with a home game against Stanford followed by a road game at Virginia Tech.

No. 10 Penn State (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Ohio State

After a scare against Appalachian State in Week 1, the Nittany Lions have blown out Pittsburgh, Kent State, and conference opponent Illinois. while Trace McSorley has thrown for eight touchdowns, but has completed just over  50 percent of his throws. With their first Big Ten matchup behind them, Penn State now has No. 4 Ohio State and No. 24 Michigan State at home.

No. 12 West Virginia (3-0)

Next game: September 29 at Texas Tech

After a week off due to Hurricane Florence washing out the Mountaineers game against NC State, Will Grier and West Virginia poured it on Kansas State in a 35-6 victory.

No. 16 UCF (3-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Pittsburgh

McKenzie Milton has been unstoppable through three games for the Knights. He has thrown for 895 yards and nine touchdowns and scored a total of six touchdowns in Week 4 against Florida Atlantic.

Buffalo (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Army

The Bulls dismantled the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on the road, 42-13, behind three passing touchdowns by Tyree Jackson.

California (3-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Oregon

Cal took an early lead just under three minutes into the first quarter, and drove that lead home with three more touchdowns before the half. A last-quarter surge from Idaho State wasn't enough to overcome the undefeated Bears.

Cincinnati (4-0)

Next game: September 29 at UConn

The Bearcats outscored the Ohio Bobcats 13-3 in the fourth quarter to win 34-30 and remain unbeaten. Cincinnati has three of its next four games on the road.

Colorado (3-0)

Next game: September 28 vs. UCLA

Colorado trounced University of New Hampshire, 45-14, relying on the skills of quarterback Christian Lupoli who threw for 160 yards. After home games against UCLA and Arizona State, the Buffs play back-to-back road games against Southern California and Washington.

Duke (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Virginia Tech

The Blue Devils are 4-0 for the third time in five years and have a chance to go 5-0 against a Virginia Tech team that lost a stunner at Old Dominion in Week 4.

Kentucky (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. University of South Carolina

The Wildcats knocked off Florida in Week 2 for the first time since 1986 and followed that up with a 48-10 win against FCS opponent Murray State. Now, Kentucky has taken down No. 14 Mississippi State in decisive fashion, 27-7. 

NC State (3-0)

Next game: September 29 vs. Virginia

A case could be made for NC State to potentially be among the group of remaining undefeated teams in October given that five of the Wolfpack's first six games are at home. After beating James Madison and Georgia State in the first two weeks, the Wolfpack were supposed to host West Virginia, but Hurricane Florence prevented that game from being played. The Wolfpack have now taken down Marshall, 37-20, and will host Virginia next.

North Texas (4-0)

Next game: September 29 vs Louisiana Tech

It may have gone under the radar but North Texas arguably had one of the more impressive wins in Week 3 as the Mean Green went to Arkansas and beat the Razorbacks 44-17, with the help of a fake fair catch punt return that went 90 yards for a touchdown. This week, North Texas took down Liberty in a 47-4 routing to continue its undefeated season.

South Florida (4-0)

Next game: October 6 at UMass

The Bulls head into their Bye week at a perfect 4-0 after defeating East Carolina 20-13.

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Syracuse (4-0)

Next game: September 29 at Clemson

The Orange is just two games away from becoming bowl eligible with a win against UConn to improve to 4-0. Now Syracuse has a road game against No. 3 Clemson.