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College football rankings: Ohio State falls to 13 in Coaches Poll, stay 13 in AP Top 25

After an emotional win we won't soon forget against a team they were expected to soundly dismiss, the Bucks find themselves looking up in the traditional Top 25 polls.

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There was no doubting that Ohio State fans set their expectations low re: the national polls in the wake of a spirited, emotional, and unforgettable 31-24 2 OT win over Penn State, but one that didn't exactly do the Buckeyes' national profile any real favors. That came to fruition Sunday.

Just 10 hours after Ohio State improved to 6-1, the voting coaches and sports information directors across the country failed to move the Buckeyes up in the Amway Coaches Poll Top 25 after a win that didn't exactly strengthen OSU's College Football Playoff resume, dropping them to 13. Urban Meyer protege Dan Mullen's Mississippi State Bulldogs remain No. 1 after their unexpectedly tense win against Kentucky. The Associated Press Top 25 came out later Sunday and Ohio State found themselves ranked 13 in that one as well. OSU was No. 13 a week ago. The inaugural playoff Top 25 is due Tuesday.

Ole Miss' loss obviously marks the biggest sea change of the week, but the committee will unquestionably have their work cut out for them with Alabama (No. 3 in both Top 25s) and Auburn (No. 4 in both) both possessing unique profiles and Mississippi (now No. 9 in the Coaches, No. 7 in the AP) still with one loss themselves (plus their win over 'Bama). With neither the Big XII nor Pac-12's flag bearers owning any real clout at the moment, we should be in for an engaging home stretch to the season to say the least.

Here's the complete Amway Coaches Poll, the AP Top 25, as well as Kenneth Massey's computer rankings for Week 10:

Coaches AP Massey
1 Mississippi State Mississippi State Alabama
2 Florida State Florida State Ole Miss
3 Alabama Alabama Mississippi State
4 Auburn Auburn Auburn
5 Michigan State Oregon Florida State
6 Oregon Notre Dame Georgia
7 Notre Dame Ole Miss Oregon
8 Georgia Michigan State LSU
9 Ole Miss Georgia Kansas State
11 Kansas State Kansas State Michigan State
12 Baylor Baylor Oklahoma
13 Ohio State Ohio State Arizona State
14 Arizona State Arizona Baylor
15 Arizona Arizona State Notre Dame
16 Nebraska LSU Clemson
17 LSU Nebraska Nebraska
18 Utah Utah Texas A&M
19 East Carolina Oklahoma West Virginia
20 Oklahoma West Virginia Arizona
21 Clemson East Carolina Ohio State
22 West Virginia Clemson UCLA
23 Marshall Marshall Missouri
24 Duke Duke Utah
For a composite Top 25 ranking, visit