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Penn State Moves Up 8 Spots in AP Top 25 Rankings

Photo by Penn State Athletics: Jaquan Brisker

Penn State’s opening week win against previously No. 12 Wisconsin impressed a lot of voters as they made a big jump in the just released AP Top 25 weekly rankings.

In the latest poll released on Tuesday afternoon, the Nittany Lions moved up eight spots, from No. 19 to No. 11 in the AP Top 25 Rankings. The Badgers dropped six spots down to No. 18.

Looking ahead at Penn State’s upcoming schedule, ranked teams in their near future will be No. 25 Auburn, No. 10 Iowa and No. 3 Ohio State.

Here is the AP Rankings following today’s vote by the writers.

AP TOP 25 RANKINGS
1) Alabama
2) Georgia
3) Ohio State
4) Oklahoma
5) Texas A&M
6) Clemson
7) Cincinnati
8) Notre Dame
9) Iowa State
10) Iowa
11) Penn State
12) Oregon
13) Florida
14) USC
15) Texas
16) UCLA
17) Coastal Carolina
18) Wisconsin
19) Virginia Tech
20) Ole Miss
21) Utah
22) Miami
23) Arizona State
24) North Carolina
25) Auburn

Conference Rankings
SEC- 6 teams
Pac 12-  5 teams
ACC- 4 teams
Big Ten- 4 teams
Big 12- 3 teams
American- 1 team
Sun Belt- 1 team
Independent- 1 team

Ranked vs. Ranked Teams This Week
No. 12 Oregon at No. 3 Ohio State
No. 10 Iowa at No. 9 Iowa State

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