Ohio State Moves Up To No. 6 In USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll After Win Vs. Maryland

The Buckeyes are one of five Big Ten teams in the top 10 of this week's poll.
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Ohio State moved up one spot to sixth in the latest USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll, which was released on Sunday afternoon, following its 66-17 win over Maryland on Saturday.

The Buckeyes jumped Penn State following its road loss to Iowa but remained behind Alabama despite its upset loss to Texas A&M.

That said, the Big Ten continues to show its strength, with five teams ranked among the nation’s top 10 teams. That includes Iowa at No. 2, Michigan at No. 7, Penn State at No. 8 and Michigan State at No. 9.

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

  1. Georgia (64)
  2. Iowa (1)
  3. Oklahoma
  4. Cincinnati
  5. Alabama
  6. Ohio State
  7. Michigan
  8. Penn State
  9. Michigan State
  10. Oregon
  11. Kentucky
  12. Oklahoma State
  13. Notre Dame
  14. Ole Miss
  15. Coastal Carolina
  16. Wake Forest
  17. Florida
  18. Texas A&M
  19. Arkansas
  20. BYU
  21. N.C. State
  22. Arizona State
  23. SMU
  24. San Diego State
  25. Clemson


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