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Ohio State is ranked No. 6 in the first College Football Playoff Top 25 of 2016

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A good starting point for the Bucks.

NCAA Football: Ohio State at Penn State Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

The Ohio State Buckeyes are just two weeks removed from their first loss of the season against Penn State. Despite the loss, the polls are still not counting the Buckeyes out, as Ohio State debuted at No. 6 in the first College Football Playoff Top 25 this season.

The Buckeyes were the second-highest ranked Big Ten team behind undefeated Michigan. Even with their loss against Penn State, the Buckeyes are in good position for a playoff push.

Winning out in the regular season, along with a Big Ten Championship game victory would assuredly be enough to get the Buckeyes into one of the four spots. You know we’re getting close with the first ranking out this evening.

Here’s the first 2016 College Football Playoff Top 25: