Ohio State Remains At No. 3 In AP Poll

By September 25, 2022 (2:51 pm)Football

Ohio State remained at No. 3 in the most recent AP Poll after opening Big Ten play with a dominant 52-21 win over Wisconsin.

The Buckeyes picked up three additional first-place votes from last week, tallying four total, but remain behind No. 1 Georgia and No. 2 Alabama. Michigan and Clemson remained at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively, while USC and Kentucky each rose one spot to populate the No. 6 and No. 7 spots. Tennessee, Oklahoma State and North Carolina State round out the top 10.

Penn State rose three spots to No. 11 after a 33-14 win over Central Michigan, while Minnesota jumped into the Top 25 following a 34-7 blowout win over Michigan State in East Lansing. Both the Nittany Lions and Golden Gophers are off to 4-0 starts to the season.

Oklahoma and Arkansas each dropped double-digit spots after enduring upset losses. The Sooners dropped 12 spots to No. 18 after their 41-34 loss against now-No. 25 Kansas State, while the Razorbacks fell 10 spots after a tight 23-21 letdown against now-No. 17 Texas A&M.

Other teams receiving votes are Kansas, Cincinnati, Florida, Washington State, Syracuse, Oregon State, Texas Tech, North Carolina, LSU, UCLA, Tulane and TCU.

No. 1Georgia (4-0)1,565 (55)N/A
No. 2Alabama (4-0)1,487 (4)N/A
No. 3Ohio State (4-0)1,483 (4)N/A
No. 4Michigan (4-0)1,354N/A
No. 5Clemson (4-0)1,311N/A
No. 6 USC (4-0)1,236+1
No. 7Kentucky (4-0)1,127+1
No. 8Tennessee (4-0)1,119+3
No. 9Oklahoma State (3-0)1,081N/A
No. 10 North Carolina State (4-0)920+2
No. 11Penn State (4-0)876+3
No. 12Utah (3-1)760+1
No. 13Oregon (3-1)727+2
No. 14Ole Miss (4-0)691+2
No. 15Washington (4-0)657+3
No. 16Baylor (3-1)550+1
No. 17Texas A&M (3-1)543+6
No. 18Oklahoma (3-1)529-12
No. 19BYU (3-1)482N/A
No. 20Arkansas (3-1)457-10
No. 21Minnesota (4-0)288Unranked
No. 22Wake Forest (3-1)265-1
No. 23Florida State (4-0)244 Unranked
No. 24Pittsburgh (3-1)209N/A
No. 25Kansas State (3-1)166Unranked
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