No. 5 Penn State headlines Big Ten in latest AP & Coaches polls

No. 5 Penn State headlines Big Ten in latest AP & Coaches polls

The latest AP and Coaches polls were released Sunday, and there’s a new team pacing the Big Ten.

Reigning Big Ten champ Penn State comes in at No. 5/No. 5, while No. 8/No. 9 Ohio State, previously No. 2,  dropped following its loss vs. Oklahoma, which is No. 2/No. 3.

No. 7/No. 7 Michigan and No. 10/No. 12 Wisconsin round out the quartet of ranked Big Ten teams.

Alabama continues to top both polls.

AP Rankings
Rankings as of 9/10/2017
Rank School Votes Prev
1 Alabama (2-0) 1522 (58) 1
2 Oklahoma (2-0) 1447 (2) 5
3 Clemson (2-0) 1380 (1) 3
4 USC (2-0) 1324 6
5 Penn State (2-0) 1299 4
6 Washington (2-0) 1124 7
7 Michigan (2-0) 1107 8
8 Ohio State (1-1) 1003 2
9 Oklahoma State (2-0) 1002 11
10 Wisconsin (2-0) 993 9
11 Florida State (0-1) 944 10
12 LSU (2-0) 935 12
13 Georgia (2-0) 882 15
14 Louisville (2-0) 658 17
15 Auburn (1-1) 591 13
16 Virginia Tech (2-0) 559 18
17 Miami (FL) (1-0) 542 16
18 Kansas State (2-0) 475 19
19 Stanford (1-1) 364 14
20 TCU (2-0) 352 23
21 Washington State (2-0) 233 20
22 South Florida (2-0) 188 21
23 Tennessee (2-0) 159 25
24 Florida (0-1) 146 22
25 UCLA (2-0) 119 NR

Others: Utah (101) , South Carolina (72) , Colorado (66) , West Virginia (63) , Oregon (61) , Maryland (42) , Notre Dame (31) , San Diego State (16) , Houston (10) , Mississippi State (3) , Boise State (3) , Iowa (2) , California (2) , Vanderbilt (2) , Texas Tech (2) , Michigan State (1)

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Coaches’ Rankings
Rankings as of 9/10/2017
Rank School Votes Prev
1 Alabama (2-0) 1497 (58) 1
2 Clemson (2-0) 1386 (2) 3
3 Oklahoma (2-0) 1385 6
4 USC (2-0) 1308 5
5 Penn State (2-0) 1256 4
6 Washington (2-0) 1173 7
7 Michigan (2-0) 1082 8
8 Oklahoma State (2-0) 1026 10
9 Ohio State (1-1) 962 2
10 Florida State (0-1) 926 9
11 LSU (2-0) 920 12
12 Wisconsin (2-0) 919 11
13 Georgia (2-0) 830 15
14 Louisville (2-0) 658 16
15 Miami (FL) (1-0) 551 17
16 Virginia Tech (2-0) 509 18
17 Auburn (1-1) 488 13
18 Kansas State (2-0) 487 19
19 Stanford (1-1) 372 14
20 TCU (2-0) 271 NR
21 South Florida (2-0) 249 20
22 Washington State (2-0) 244 22
23 Tennessee (2-0) 219 21
24 Utah (2-0) 182 23
25 Florida (0-1) 134 24

Others: West Virginia (74) , Colorado (70) , Oregon (68) , UCLA (57) , Mississippi State (37) , South Carolina (27) , Maryland (26) , Notre Dame (24) , San Diego State (19) , Memphis (11) , North Carolina State (10) , Minnesota (9) , Houston (7) , Navy (6) , Vanderbilt (5) , Iowa (4) , Duke (3) , Michigan State (2) , Army West Point (2) , UCF (2) , Kentucky (1) , Boise State (1) , Appalachian State (1)

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