Buckeyes remain ranked fourth in Associated Press, third in USA Today coaches’ poll

With the lackluster slate of games across country that saw just two ranked teams facing one another, plus several mismatches that included Ohio State’s 76-0 throttling of Florida A&M, the Buckeyes remain at No. 4 in the Associated Press and third in the USA Today top 25 college football polls that were released on Sunday.

Chris Fields #80 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates his 16-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter against the Florida A&M Rattlers with teammate Dontre Wilson #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Chris Fields #80 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates his 16-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter against the Florida A&M Rattlers with teammate Dontre Wilson #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

In the AP poll, Alabama remained No. 1 as the Crimson Tide received 56 of the 60 first-place votes. No. 2 Oregon received the other four first-place votes. Rounding out the top 10 in the AP poll is No. 3 Clemson, No. 4 Ohio State, No. 5 Stanford, No. 6 LSU, No. 7 Louisville, No. 8 Florida State, No. 9 Georgia and No. 10 Texas A&M.

In the USA Today coaches poll, Alabama is also still at the top with 59 of the 62 first-place votes. Oregon is No. 2 with three first-place votes. Rounding out the top 10 in the coaches poll, Ohio State is third followed by Clemson, Stanford, LSU, Louisville, Florida State, Texas A&M and Georgia.

Ohio State’s next game is Saturday as the Buckeyes host No. 23/24 Wisconsin (3-1). Kickoff at Ohio Stadium is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. ET, and it will be televised on you local ABC affiliate.

AP Top 25 College Football Poll
Rank Team Record Pts
1. Alabama (56) 3-0 1496 1
2. Oregon (4) 3-0 1418 2
3. Clemson 3-0 1340 3
4. Ohio St. 4-0 1320 4
5. Stanford 3-0 1270 5
6. LSU 4-0 1167 6
7. Louisville 4-0 1088 7
8. Florida St. 3-0 1049 8
9. Georgia 2-1 1029 9
10. Texas A&M 3-1 1011 10
11. Oklahoma St. 3-0 849 11
12. South Carolina 2-1 828 12
13. UCLA 3-0 798 13
14. Oklahoma 3-0 689 14
15. Miami (FL) 3-0 687 15
16. Washington 3-0 559 16
17. Northwestern 4-0 477 17
18. Michigan 4-0 450 18
19. Baylor 3-0 441 19
20. Florida 2-1 414 20
21. Mississippi 3-0 342 21
22. Notre Dame 3-1 256 22
23. Wisconsin 3-1 130 23
24. Texas Tech 4-0 127 24
25. Fresno St. 3-0 110 25
Others Receiving Votes:
Arizona St. 41, Georgia Tech 30, Maryland 24, UCF 19, Nebraska 13, Northern Illinois 9, Arizona 8, Virginia Tech 4, Michigan St. 3, Missouri 2, Rutgers 1, Navy 1.
USA Today Top 25 College Football Poll
Rank Team Record Pts
1. Alabama (59) 3-0 1547 1
2. Oregon (3) 3-0 1480 2
3. Ohio St. 4-0 1399 3
4. Clemson 3-0 1332 4
5. Stanford 3-0 1312 5
6. LSU 4-0 1161 6
7. Louisville 4-0 1140 7
8. Florida St. 3-0 1121 8
9. Texas A&M 3-1 1044 9
10. Georgia 2-1 1020 10
11. Oklahoma St. 3-0 909 11
12. Oklahoma 3-0 863 12
13. South Carolina 2-1 825 13
14. UCLA 3-0 731 14
15. Miami (FL) 3-0 613 15
16. Northwestern 4-0 560 16
17. Michigan 4-0 534 17
18. Baylor 3-0 465 18
19. Florida 2-1 449 19
20. Washington 3-0 427 20
21. Mississippi 3-0 331 21
22. Notre Dame 3-1 317 22
23. Fresno St. 3-0 156 23
24. Wisconsin 3-1 98 24
25. Texas Tech 4-0 92 25
Others Receiving Votes:
Georgia Tech 47, UCF 35, Nebraska 34, Arizona 33, Northern Illinois 21, Arizona St. 19, Maryland 11, Michigan St. 8, Rutgers 5, Texas 4, Virginia Tech 3, Missouri 2, Utah 1, Minnesota 1.