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Ohio State remains fifth in AP, Coaches Polls

Following Week 1 action, the top five remained the same in both major polls.

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Following their season-opening win against the Florida Atlantic Owls, Ryan Days’ Ohio State Buckeyes remained at fifth in the second AP Poll of the 2019 college football season. The Clemson Tigers stayed atop the rankings, with the Alabama Crimson Tide, Georgia Bulldogs, and Oklahoma Sooners sitting atop the Buckeyes.

The only changes in the top 10 were Florida moving from No. 8 to No. 11, allowing Notre Dame (No. 8), Texas (No. 9), and Auburn No. 10) to move up.

The other Big Ten teams in the rankings are No. 7 Michigan, No. 15 Penn State, No. 17 Wisconsin, No. 19 Michigan State, No. 20 Iowa, and No. 25 Nebraska. The Buckeyes’ Week 2 opponent, the Cincinnati Bearcats were not ranked, but did receive votes.

Here’s the full Week 2 AP Poll:

AP Poll | Sept. 3

Rank Team Record Points
Rank Team Record Points
1 Clemson 1-0 1542
2 Alabama 1-0 1493
3 Georgia 1-0 1407
4 Oklahoma 1-0 1337
5 Ohio State 1-0 1270
6 Louisiana State 1-0 1233
7 Michigan 1-0 1126
8 Notre Dame 1-0 1037
9 Texas 1-0 1032
10 Auburn 1-0 958
11 Florida 1-0 940
12 Texas A&M 1-0 862
13 Utah 1-0 826
14 Washington 1-0 768
15 Penn State 1-0 688
16 Oregon 0-1 568
17 Wisconsin 1-0 519
18 Central Florida 1-0 445
19 Michigan State 1-0 409
20 Iowa 1-0 351
21 Syracuse 1-0 246
22 Washington State 1-0 244
23 Stanford 1-0 198
24 Boise State 1-0 179
25 Nebraska 1-0 86

The Buckeyes remained fifth in the USA Today Coaches Poll, behind No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Georgia, and No. 4 Oklahoma.

Check out the full Week 2 Coaches Poll:

Coaches Poll | Sept. 3

Rank Team Record Points 1st Place Votes Previous
Rank Team Record Points 1st Place Votes Previous
1 Clemson 1-0 1594 58 1
2 Alabama 1-0 1540 6 2
3 Georgia 1-0 1435 0 3
4 Oklahoma 1-0 1395 0 4
5 Ohio State 1-0 1340 0 5
6 Louisiana State 1-0 1260 0 6
7 Michigan 1-0 1155 0 7
8 Notre Dame 1-0 1055 0 9
9 Texas 1-0 1044 0 10
10 Florida 1-0 990 0 8
11 Texas A&M 1-0 932 0 11
12 Washington 1-0 868 0 12
13 Auburn 1-0 857 0 16
14 Penn State 1-0 774 0 14
15 Utah 1-0 738 0 15
16 Wisconsin 1-0 568 0 17
17 Central Florida 1-0 513 0 17
18 Oregon 0-1 422 0 13
19 Iowa 1-0 395 0 19
20 Michigan State 1-0 382 0 20
21 Washington State 1-0 324 0 21
22 Syracuse 1-0 263 0 22
23 Stanford 1-0 249 0 23
24 Boise State 1-0 164 0 27
25 Nebraska 1-0 94 0 26