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Ohio State Remains At No. 5 In USA TODAY Sport AFCA Coaches Poll After Win At Indiana

The top seven teams are the same, albeit in a different order than last week.

Despite its blowout win on the road at Indiana, Ohio State remained at No. 5 in the latest USA TODAY Sport AFCA Coaches Poll, which was released on Sunday afternoon.

There was movement in the top five, though, as both unbeaten Cincinnati and one-loss Alabama jumped undefeated Oklahoma, which struggled mightily and needed a fourth-quarter comeback to win on the road at Kansas.

The Buckeyes, meanwhile, continue to lead the Big Ten, which once again placed five teams in this week’s poll, including No. 6 Michigan, No. 7 Michigan State, No. 10 Iowa and No. 17 Penn State. 

The Nittany Lions, who come to Columbus next Saturday (7:30 p.m. on ABC), dropped nine spots following their nine-overtime loss to unranked Illinois.

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

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

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