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Football: Ohio State moves to No. 11 in AP Poll after Purdue loss

Urban Meyer prepares to lead the Buckeyes onto the field prior to the start of the game against Purdue on Oct. 20. Ohio State lost 49-20. Credit: Casey Cascaldo | Photo Editor

After suffering its first loss of the season, falling 49-20 to Purdue on Saturday, Ohio State fell to No. 11 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll released Sunday. With seven wins to start the season, the Buckeyes entered Saturday’s game against the Boilermakers as the No. 2 team in the nation.

Ohio State was ranked as the No. 9 team in the country in the Amway Coaches Poll. 

Ohio State is one of five teams in the Big Ten that have spots in the Top 25 along with No. 5 Michigan, No. 17 Penn State, No. 18 Iowa and No. 20 Wisconsin.

No. 11 Ohio State will have a bye week and will next face Nebraska at Ohio Stadium.

The AP Poll: Week 9

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Notre Dame
  4. LSU
  5. Michigan
  6. Texas
  7. Georgia
  8. Oklahoma
  9. Florida
  10. UCF
  11. Ohio State
  12. Kentucky
  13. West Virginia
  14. Washington State
  15. Washington
  16. Texas A&M
  17. Penn State
  18. Iowa
  19. Oregon
  20. Wisconsin
  21. South Florida
  22. NC State
  23. Utah
  24. Stanford
  25. Appalachian State

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