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Ohio State now tied for 5th in the AP Top 25 poll

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After dismantling Illinois 52-22, the Buckeyes are tied for the 5th in the AP Top 25 poll.

Braxton Miller and the Buckeyes are now 5th in the country.
Braxton Miller and the Buckeyes are now 5th in the country.
Kirk Irwin

After struggling to earn style points in the weeks prior to the Penn State game, two consecutive impressive wins have the Buckeyes at a season high spot of 5th in the AP Top 25 poll, tied with the SEC East leading University of Georgia.

Oregon remains second behind unanimous #1 Alabama with Kansas State and Notre Dame also holding static at 3rd and 4th respectively. Nebraska jumps up to 18th after a questionable call aided victory over Michigan State but pretty clearly control their destiny in the Legends division. Michigan also received votes, but no other Big Ten team qualified for the Top 25.

Check out the AP Top 25 poll in its entirety below:

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Alabama (60) 9-0 1,500 1
2 Oregon 9-0 1,421 2
3 Kansas State 9-0 1,395 3
4 Notre Dame 9-0 1,318 4
5 Ohio State 10-0 1,198 6
5 Georgia 8-1 1,198 7
7 Florida 8-1 1,112 8
8 Florida State 8-1 1,057 9
9 LSU 7-2 1,029 5
10 Clemson 8-1 931 10
11 Louisville 9-0 862 12
12 South Carolina 7-2 836 11
13 Oregon State 7-1 796 13
14 Oklahoma 6-2 765 14
15 Texas A&M 7-2 700 16
16 Stanford 7-2 655 15
17 UCLA 7-2 446 25
18 Nebraska 7-2 441 21
19 Louisiana Tech 8-1 355 22
19 Texas 7-2 355 NR
21 USC 6-3 237 18
22 Mississippi State 7-2 187 17
23 Toledo 8-1 146 NR
24 Rutgers 7-1 99 NR
25 Texas Tech 6-3 97 20
Others Receiving Votes: Northern Illinois 64, Kent State 61, Michigan 53, TCU 38, Northwestern 32, Oklahoma State 27, Ohio 22, UCF 15, Boise State 11, Washington 9, Penn State 8, San Diego State 7, Tulsa 6, Arizona 5, Utah State 4, Fresno State 2