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Football: Ohio State remains at No. 9 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Ohio State Billy Price prepares to snap the ball to J.T. Barrett in the first half in the game against Illinois on Nov. 18. Ohio State won 52-14. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo Editor

Ohio State (9-2, 7-1 Big Ten) stood still at No. 9 in the College Football Playoff rankings after thumping Illinois (2-9, 0-8 Big Ten) 52-14 on Saturday.

The other Big Ten teams in the rankings are No. 5 Wisconsin, No. 10 Penn State, No. 16 Michigan State and No. 22 Northwestern. Michigan dropped out of the rankings from No. 24 after losing to Wisconsin 24-10. The Buckeyes will play the Wolverines at noon Saturday.

The Buckeyes and the Badgers will face off on Dec. 2 in the Big Ten Championship Game with Ohio State representing the East and Wisconsin the West.

The top four in the rankings consists of No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Miami (FL.), No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Oklahoma. Wisconsin and No. 6 Auburn are the first two out.

Here are the full rankings.

  1. Alabama
  2. Miami (FL.)
  3. Clemson
  4. Oklahoma
  5. Wisconsin
  6. Auburn
  7. Georgia
  8. Notre Dame
  9. Ohio State
  10. Penn State
  11. USC
  12. TCU
  13. Washington State
  14. Mississippi State
  15. Central Florida
  16. Michigan State
  17. Washington
  18. LSU
  19. Oklahoma State
  20. Memphis
  21. Stanford
  22. Northwestern
  23. Boise State
  24. South Carolina
  25. Virginia Tech

One comment

  1. Terry Glenn was a front receiver for OSU when I attended there. Come on, GO BUCKS! Win this one in honor of Terry.

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