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Ohio State Remains At No. 7 In USA TODAY Coaches Poll After Conference Championships

The Buckeyes are still the highest-ranked, non-playoff team in the Big Ten.

While Ohio State moved up one spot to No. 6 in the final College Football Playoff rankings of the season, the Buckeyes stood pat at No. 7 in the latest USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll.

Michigan, which punched its ticket to the four-team playoff earlier today, sits at No. 2, while Iowa fell to No. 16 after losing to the Wolverine in the Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday night. Michigan State is the only other team in the conference ranked in this week’s poll, coming in at No. 11.

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

  1. Alabama (54)
  2. Michigan (5)
  3. Georgia
  4. Cincinnati
  5. Notre Dame
  6. Baylor
  7. Ohio State
  8. Ole Miss
  9. Oklahoma State
  10. Michigan State
  11. Utah
  12. Pittsburgh
  13. Oklahoma
  14. BYU
  15. Oregon
  16. Iowa
  17. Louisiana-Lafayette
  18. N.C. State
  19. Wake Forest
  20. Kentucky
  21. Houston
  22. Clemson
  23. Texas A&M
  24. Arkansas
  25. UTSA


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