Ohio State is the No. 5 team in the country entering the 2019 season.
Weeks after the Buckeyes opened at No. 5 in the preseason coaches poll, Ohio State is No. 5 once again, this time in the AP Poll. Ohio State checks in behind the defending national champion, Clemson, followed by runner-up Alabama, Georgia and Oklahoma.
The Buckeyes are joined by six other Big Ten teams with Michigan (7), Penn State (15), Michigan State (18), Wisconsin (19), Iowa (20), and Nebraska (24) with all but Iowa appearing on Ohio State's 2019 schedule.
Here's the full poll:
Ohio State's 2019 season will begin on Aug. 31 when the Buckeyes take on Florida Atlantic in Ohio Stadium at noon.