The Buckeyes are in the same position in both the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll following its 63-10 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
With the five teams ahead of the Buckeyes – Georgia, Michigan, Texas, Florida State and USC – remaining in the top five, OSU remained at No. 6 in the AP Poll. Texas jumped one spot to No. 3 while Florida State fell to fourth after the Seminoles barely beat Boston College on Saturday.
Ohio State is joined by Big Ten members Michigan (No. 2), Penn State (No. 7) and Iowa (No. 24) in the top 25, as the conference has the most top-10 teams (three) of any conference, tied with the Pac-12.
Notre Dame remains ninth in the AP Top 25 ahead of its top-10 clash against the Buckeyes in South Bend next Saturday night.
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Ohio State, like the rest of the top eight teams in the Coaches Poll, stayed put at No. 4 in the latest rankings, behind Georgia, Michigan and Florida State. The Buckeyes are joined by Michigan (No. 2), Penn State (No. 7) and Iowa (No. 22) as Big Ten teams ranked in the Coaches Poll this week.
Notre Dame climbed two spots to No. 9 in this week's Coaches Poll and is one of three teams currently ranked in the top 10 that Ohio State is scheduled to face in the regular season.
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