staff, August 1, 2019

Seven Big Ten teams land in the preseason coaches poll, released Thursday.

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Two-time defending B1G champ Ohio State leads the conference, at No. 5, ahead of rival Michigan (No. 7). Penn State (No. 14), Wisconsin (T-No. 17), Iowa (No. 19), Michigan State (No. 20) and Northwestern (No. 25) round out the ranked Big Ten teams.

Nebraska is receiving the most votes (152) of unranked teams, and Minnesota received one vote.

Clemson and Alabama sit atop the poll

B1G teams
5. Ohio State
7. Michigan
14. Penn State
T-17. Wisconsin
19. Iowa
20. Michigan State
25. Northwestern

RV: Nebraska; Minnesota