The Week 2 college football polls are out, and the Big Ten has a heavy presence in the Top 10.
The preseason AP poll was released Monday, and four Big Ten teams are ranked in the top 11. Ohio State leads the quintet at No. 2, behind top-ranked Alabama. See where the other Big Ten teams are ranked inside.
Bowl season didn't go as planned for the Big Ten, which went 3-7, including a 1-3 clip in New Year's Six games. But the voters knew how good the Big Ten was all season, and that fact was evident in the final AP poll that includes a quartet of Big Ten teams in the top 10.
The Big Ten boasts three top 5 teams in the latest AP poll, released Sunday. It has three of the top 6 in the Coaches poll. No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan, which play Saturday in Columbus, Ohio, lead the way for the Big Ten.
After a couple weeks of Michigan leading the Big Ten in the AP & Coaches polls, it's Ohio State's turn again. View both polls inside.
The latest AP and Coaches polls were released Sunday, and Michigan continues to pace the Big Ten. The Wolverines, fresh off a 59-3 demolition of Maryland, come in at No. 2 (AP)/No. 3 (Coaches), dropping one spot in the latter ranking.
Michigan (No. 2/No. 2) is one of four Big Ten teams in the top 10, with Ohio State (No. 6/No. 6), Wisconsin (No. 8/No. 8) and Nebraska (No. 9/No. 10) following. Penn State (No. 20/ No. 23) rounds out the Big Ten's ranked teams.
To no surprise, undefeated Michigan moved up to No. 2 in the latest AP & Coaches polls, released Sunday. The Wolverines (7-0) fresh off another rout, this one vs. Illinois, pace the Big Ten for the first time this season. Ohio State, which had been No. 2, dropped to No. 6 AP/No. 8 Coaches following its road loss at Penn State. Perfect Nebraska (7-0) jumps up to No. 7/T-No.6, while Wisconsin drops one spot, to No. 11, despite winning at rival Iowa, and Penn State debuts in the AP at No. 24. View both polls below. AP Rankings Rankings as
The Big Ten boasts four top 10 teams in the AP and Coaches polls, released Sunday, for the second consecutive week.
For the first time since 1960, the Big Ten has four teams ranked in the top 10 of the AP poll, released Monday. Wisconsin (No. 8) and Nebraska (No. 10) join 2016 regulars Ohio State (No. 2) and Michigan (No. 4).