The Bottom 10 delivers more screams


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The Bottom 10 inspirational thought of the week:

A chill runs up your spine
It crawls into your brain
The freezing touch of fear
It's driving me insane
Although you try to fight
Dragged from the silence where you hide
'til you … Scream

-- Misfits, "Scream"

Spike TV's big Tuesday night program this week is "The Scream Awards 2006," which the network promotes as the first awards show for horror, Sci-Fi, fantasy and comic books. While Spike TV celebrates the best in horror annually, the Bottom 10 does it every week.

In honor of the Scream Awards, we'll use the program's award categories to take a look at the most frightening teams in college football.

While the Scream Awards had some surprise winners, only one Bottom 10 team pulled off a shocker. Utah State, last week's No. 2, upset Fresno State, earning the Aggies the week off. As for the Bulldogs? Step up to the stage and accept the highly coveted No. 5 spot trophy.

Temple, which actually had a first-quarter lead against Kent State, remains in the top spot after losing to the Golden Flashes. But the Owls have a new neighbor. San Diego State jumped five spots to No. 2 following the Aztecs' 47-17 loss to BYU. Duke and Stanford round out the top five.

The pillow fight of the week: Miami (Ohio) at Buffalo.

So, with apologies to Steve Harvey, here's this week's Bottom 10:

Waiting list: Buffalo (1-4), Louisiana-Monroe (1-4), Marshall (1-4), Memphis (1-4), Mississippi State (1-5), North Carolina (1-4) and UNLV (1-4).

David Duffey is the college football editor at ESPN.com.