Michigan is ranked No. 8 and is one of five Big Ten teams in the AP Top 25 poll released Saturday morning. The Big Ten added Wisconsin (No. 12), Michigan State (No. 13), Nebraska (No. 17) and Ohio State (No. 18). The Buckeyes, in their first season under coach Urban Meyer, are banned for the postseason this season because of NCAA sanctions.
Here’s the list of AP voters in case you’re curious. Go ahead and compare the AP poll to the Coaches Poll that came out earlier this month. What do you think? Sound off to BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart via his football mailbag. Dienhart is on the BTN Football Tour now and visiting every Big Ten training camp. See the full poll in this post.
Another poll, and I still think Michigan State is terribly underrated.—
Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner) August 18, 2012
|Rankings as of 8/18/2012|
Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 83, Washington 55, Auburn 53, UNC 32, Utah 30, Georgia Tech 25, Brigham Young 22, Tennessee 15, SOUFLA 11, Baylor 9, Texas A&M 5, UCF 4, Missouri 3, NCSTATE 3, Cincinnati 3, Houston 1, Louisiana Tech 1, Mississippi State 1, Northern Illinois 1.
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