Ohio State Up To Fifth In AP Poll

By September 22, 2019 (2:50 pm)Football
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For the first time since week one, Ohio State is on the move in the AP Poll. Following the Buckeyes’ 76-5 blowout victory over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, Ohio State has moved up one spot in the latest poll, from sixth to fifth. The Buckeyes jumped over Oklahoma, who was on a bye.

The top four ahead of Ohio State remains the same, with Clemson number one, Alabama at two, Georgia at three and LSU rounding out the top four. Behind the Sooners at six, Auburn is up one spot to seven, Wisconsin is up five spots to eight after its 35-21 win over Michigan, Florida remains at nine, and Notre Dame drops from seven to 10. Utah was the only team to fall out of the top 10, all the way to 19th after its loss to USC, while Washington State (19), Arizona State(24) and TCU(25) dropped out of the polls.

In the Big Ten, Ohio State remains number one, Wisconsin is up to second, at eighth in the polls, Penn State moves to third and sits at 12th, Iowa is 14th, Michigan dropped to 20th, and Michigan State moved back in, at 25th. Minnesota is the only team receiving votes, with five.

Rank Team PV Rank Conference Points
1 Clemson (4-0) 1 ACC 1,543
2 Alabama (4-0) 2 SEC 1,485
3 Georgia (4-0) 3 SEC 1,400
4 LSU (4-0) 4 SEC 1,344
5 Ohio State (4-0) 6 Big Ten 1,288
6 Oklahoma (3-0) 5 Big 12 1,283
7 Auburn (4-0) 8 SEC 1,169
8 Wisconsin (3-0) 13 Big Ten 1,071
9 Florida (4-0) 9 SEC 1,022
10 Notre Dame (2-1) 7 IA Independents 989
11 Texas (3-1) 12 Big 12 968
12 Penn State (3-0) 13 Big Ten 848
13 Oregon (3-1) 16 Pac-12 839
14 Iowa (3-0) 18 Big Ten 714
15 California (4-0) 23 Pac-12 547
16 Boise State (4-0) 20 Mountain West 524
17 Washington (3-1) 22 Pac-12 498
18 Virginia (4-0) 21 ACC 430
19 Utah (3-1) 10 Pac-12 426
20 Michigan (2-1) 11 Big Ten 287
21 USC (3-1) Pac-12 257
22 UCF (3-1) 15 American Athletic 252
23 Texas A&M (2-2) 17 SEC 233
24 Kansas State (3-0) Big 12 230
25 Michigan State (3-1) Big Ten 104