Ohio State Stays At No. 3 In AP Top 25

By October 22, 2023 (2:26 pm)October 29th, 2023Football

After the Buckeyes won their second top 10 matchup of the season, beating Penn State 20-12, they remain at No. 3 in the most recent AP Top 25 Poll released Sunday.

The top two of No. 1 Georgia and No. 2 Michigan remain the same, but Ohio State picked up two more first place votes than they had last week, giving them three total.

Behind the Buckeyes are No. 4 Florida State, No. 5 Washington, No. 6 Oklahoma, which is unchanged from last week. No. 7 Texas and No. 8 Oregon each jumped one spot, and No. 9 Alabama moved up two spots after beating No. 21 Tennessee 34-20, scoring 27 unanswered points in the second half.

Penn State dropped to 10, only down three spots from where they were before the loss. There are no other Big Ten teams in the top 25 after Iowa dropped out, losing to Minnesota 12-10.

No. 17 North Carolina had the biggest fall in the poll, dropping seven spots after losing 31-27 to a five-loss Virginia team. No. 24 USC fell six spots, losing to Utah 34-32, their second straight loss.

RankingTeamPoints (First-Place Votes)Change
No. 1Georgia (7-0)1536 (38)
No. 2Michigan (8-0)1504 (19)
No. 3Ohio State (7-0)1454 (3)
No. 4Florida State (7-0)1408 (3)
No. 5Washington (7-0)1325
No. 6Oklahoma (7-0)1267
No. 7Texas (6-1)1150+1
No. 8Oregon (6-1)1133+1
No. 9Alabama (6-1)1071+2
No. 10Penn State (6-1)999-3
No. 11Oregon State (6-1)922+1
No. 12Ole Miss (6-1)889+1
No. 13Utah (6-1)868+1
No. 14Notre Dame (6-2)718+1
No. 15LSU (6-2)687+4
No. 16Missouri (7-1)594+4
No. 17North Carolina (6-1)506-7
No. 18Louisville (6-1)420+3
No. 19Air Force (7-0)395+3
No. 20Duke (5-2)371-4
No. 21Tennessee (5-2)306-4
No. 22Tulane (6-1)248+1
No. 23UCLA (5-2)243+2
No. 24USC (6-2)193-6
No. 25James Madison (7-0)167NEW
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