Buckeye move up in AP poll

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Buckeyes Jump to No. 6 in AP Poll
By Brandon Castel

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — If an AP National Championship is the ultimate goal for the 2012 Buckeyes, Urban Meyer’s team took a huge leap towards the finish line on Sunday.

Ohio State jumped from No. 9 to No. 6 in the latest Associated Press Top-25 Poll – the only one the Buckeyes are eligible for – after a 35-23 win over Penn State in Happy Valley on Saturday evening.

The undefeated 9-0 Buckeyes passed Florida, Oregon State and Oklahoma, all of whom lost on Saturday, to move up three spots in the AP Poll. They now find themselves behind four undefeated teams, including No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Oregon, along with one-loss LSU.

Georgia was the biggest climber in the poll this week, up from No. 12 to 7 overall after beating then-No. 2 ranked Florida 17-9 in the “World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” down in Jacksonville.

The previously-undefeated Gators fell from second on the AP Poll to No. 8 overall, while Notre Dame moved up from No. 5 to fourth overall following a 30-13 road win against Oklahoma on Saturday. 

The only other Big Ten team in the AP Top-25 this week is Nebraska (6-2, 3-1), which came in at 21 in the poll after beating 22nd-ranked Michigan 23-9 on Saturday. The Buckeyes knocked off the Cornhuskers 63-38 in Columbus earlier this season.

Their three remaining games come against Illinois (2-6, 0-4), Wisconsin (6-3, 3-2) and, of course, Michigan (5-3, 3-1) in the season-finale on Nov. 24 in Columbus.

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