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College football rankings: Ohio State stays 18 in Coaches Poll, falls in AP Top 25

The Buckeyes stays No. 18 in the latest Amway Coaches Poll Top 25 but somehow fall to No. 23 in the latest AP Top 25.

Curtis Samuel added 100 yards rushing for Ohio State as they pounded Kent State 66-0.
Curtis Samuel added 100 yards rushing for Ohio State as they pounded Kent State 66-0.
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Ohio State took quite a bit of offensive frustration and channeled it into a good-size pounding of Kent State on Saturday as the Buckeyes demolished the Golden Flashes, 66-0, led by J.T. Barrett as the young quarterback threw for over 300 yards and six touchdowns. That performance by the Buckeyes wasn't quite enough to impress the coaches (and SIDs), however, as Ohio State stays No. 18 in this week's Amway Coaches Poll Top 25. It was even less impressive to the AP voters who somehow decided Ohio State's 66-0 win over Kent State merited dropping them another spot to No. 23.

On Sunday morning, the Amway Coaches Poll revealed their Week 4 rankings, including the lack of a jump for Ohio State. Last week's opponent, Virginia Tech, lost to an unranked East Carolina team and dropped out altogether. Around the country, USC was knocked down a couple of pegs to No. 21 by falling to the hands of Boston College.

In terms of the Big Ten in the Coaches Poll, Michigan State moves up to No. 11, while Wisconsin stays 17th after a bye week. Nebraska falls one spots despite dismantling Fresno State late. In the AP, MSU moved up two spots to No. 11, despite being idle. Wisconsin fell one spot despite not playing themselves. After trouncing Fresno State, Nebraska enters the AP Top 25 at No. 24.

AP Coaches Sagarin
1 Florida State (37) Florida State (50) Oregon
2 Oregon (17) Alabama (1) Alabama
3 Alabama (1) Oregon (6) Oklahoma
4 Oklahoma (2) Oklahoma (4) Texas A&M
5 Auburn Auburn Auburn
6 Texas A&M (3) Baylor Georgia
7 Baylor Texas A&M Florida State
8 LSU LSU Michigan State
9 Notre Dame Notre Dame LSU
10 Ole Miss UCLA Wisconsin
11 Michigan State Michigan State Baylor
12 UCLA Ole Miss Notre Dame
13 Georgia Arizona State UCLA
14 South Carolina Georgia Kansas State
15 Arizona State Stanford Ole Miss
16 Stanford South Carolina South Carolina
17 USC Wisconsin Clemson
18 Missouri Ohio State Ohio State
19 Wisconsin Missouri USC
20 Kansas State Kansas State Stanford
21 BYU USC Florida
22 Clemson Nebraska Cincinnati
23 Ohio State BYU Oklahoma State
24 Nebraska Clemson Missouri
25 Oklahoma State North Carolina BYU
For a composite Top 25 college football ranking, visit