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Kansas State is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

The Kansas State Wildcats never trailed and scored their highest point total ever in Norman as they upended No. 6 Oklahoma, 41-34, on the road in both teams’ Big 12 opener. For rolling up 509 total yards and beating the Sooners for the third time in four seasons and second consecutive time in Norman, Kansas State (3-1) earned the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Sept. 24, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.

Eastern Michigan is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

The Eastern Michigan Eagles jumped ahead with a fast start and ran past Arizona State, 30-21, in Tempe, Ariz., with running back Samson Evans gained 257 yards in a historic night. For handing Arizona State its first home non-conference loss since 2017 and becoming the first Mid-American Conference team to beat a Pac-12 Conference school in the regular season, the Eagles (2-1) earned the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Sept. 17, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.

Three Sun Belt teams earn Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor

The App State Mountaineers and Marshall Thundering Herd set the table with historic afternoon upsets at Texas A&M and Notre Dame, then the Georgia Southern Eagles added another at Nebraska at the end a memorable Saturday for the Sun Belt Conference. After those three epic upsets and for the first time in 21 seasons the Football Writers Association of America has awarded all three schools the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Sept. 10.

Florida is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

The Florida Gators overcame four deficits and used an explosive night from quarterback Anthony Richardson to win their home opener 29-26 over No. 7 Utah, the defending Pac-12 champion, in front of a packed house at Florida Field. For giving new head coach Billy Napier a win in his debut in The Swamp, Florida earned the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Sept. 3, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.

Michigan is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

For advancing to the Big Ten Championship Game for the first time the Wolverines are the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Nov. 27, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.

Utah is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

Utes dominate Oregon to clinch Pac-12 South title

Kansas is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

Jayhawks stun Texas in OT to end Big 12 road drought

TCU IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Frogs stun rival Baylor with new coach, quarterback

MICHIGAN STATE IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Spartans rally from 16-point deficit to remain unbeaten

ILLINOIS IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Fighting Illini upset Penn State on record 9th overtime possession

Purdue is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

Behind a career day for wide receiver David Bell and a staunch defense that forced six turnovers, the Purdue Boilermakers went into Kinnick Stadium and knocked off the No. 2 Iowa Hawkeyes 24-7 to earn the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 16, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.

PURDUE IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Boilermakers stifle No. 2 Iowa on the road

TEXAS A&M IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Aggies end No. 1 Alabama's 19-game win streak at the gun

CINCINNATI IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Bearcats make statement with win at Notre Dame

Cincinnati is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

DALLAS (FWAA) – The Cincinnati Bearcats jumped all over Notre Dame early to the tune of a 17-0 halftime lead and scored a major victory that put them into the thick of the early College Football Playoff discussion with a 24-13 win in South Bend, Ind. The first road win over a top-10 team in school history that ended the No. 9 Fighting Irish's 26-game home win streak earned the Bearcats the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of weekend of Oct. 2, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.

N.C. STATE IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Wolfpack stuns Clemson in OT in Textile Bowl

FRESNO STATE IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Bulldogs outlast UCLA in Rose Bowl shootout

ARKANSAS IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Hogs dispatch Texas in revival of SWC rivalry

UCLA IS CHEEZ-IT BOWL NATIONAL TEAM OF THE WEEK

Bruins play hostile host to LSU in moving to 2-0

UCLA is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

DALLAS (FWAA) – The upstart UCLA Bruins pounded LSU on the ground with 210 rushing yards that set up quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson to throw for 260 more with three touchdowns in a decisive 38-27 win in the Rose Bowl in the first meeting between the tradition-laden programs. For the performance that improved them to 2-0 on the season, the Bruins have earned the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the extended weekend of Sept. 4, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.