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Ohio State Moves Up To No. 3 In USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll After Win Over Michigan State

The Buckeyes jumped ahead of unbeaten Cincinnati following their blowout of the Spartans.

Ohio State moved up one spot in the latest USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll following its 56-7 win over Michigan State on Saturday afternoon.

The Buckeyes jumped ahead of unbeaten Cincinnati, but remain behind top-ranked Georgia and No. 2 Alabama. Oregon also fell out of the top five following its blowout loss to Utah.

Ohio State continues to lead the way in the Big Ten, with Michigan at No. 6, Iowa at No. 12, Michigan State at No. 13 and Wisconsin at No. 18. The Buckeyes face the Wolverines on Saturday, and could potentially face the Badgers in the Big Ten Championship Game, assuming they beat Minnesota, as well.

That said, the full USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll is as follows, with first-place votes in parenthesis:

  1. Georgia (62)
  2. Alabama
  3. Ohio State
  4. Cincinnati
  5. Notre Dame
  6. Michigan
  7. Oklahoma State
  8. Ole Miss
  9. Oklahoma
  10. Baylor
  11. Oregon
  12. Iowa
  13. Michigan State
  14. Texas A&M
  15. BYU
  16. Houston
  17. Pittsburgh
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Utah
  20. UTSA
  21. Wake Forest
  22. San Diego State
  23. Louisiana-Lafayette
  24. N.C. State
  25. Kentucky 


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