A road win against a top-25 team wasn't enough to keep the Buckeyes in their place in the AP Poll, either, as Ohio State fell from No. 8 to No. 9 despite a 26-6 win over Michigan State.
The Buckeyes were leapt by Washington State in the latest AP Poll after the Cougars beat Colorado 31-1.
Alabama is once again the top-ranked team in the poll, getting all 61 first-place votes. The Tide are followed by Clemson at No. 2, Notre Dame at No. 3 and Michigan at No. 4.
The Big Ten has four total teams in the in top 25 with Penn State coming in at No. 16 and Northwestern joining the rankings at No. 24.
|7||West Virginia||Big 12||8-1||1,111|
|9||Ohio State||Big Ten||9-1||1,050|
|14||Utah State||Mountain West||9-1||689|
|16||Penn State||Big Ten||7-3||542|
|18||Iowa State||Big 12||6-3||497|
|23||Boise State||Mountain West||8-2||147|