Buckeyes move up to No. 2 in both AP and USA Today, garner 4 first-place votes in coaches poll

With Ohio State’s 42-41 win over Michigan and former No. 1 Alabama’s loss to Auburn, the Buckeyes moved up one spot to No. 2 in both the Associated Press and USA Today’s top 25 college football polls that were released earlier today.

The Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate after stopping a Michigan Wolverines two point conversion in the fourth quarter during a game at Michigan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate after stopping a Michigan Wolverines two point conversion in the fourth quarter during a game at Michigan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

In the AP poll, Florida State is the new No. 1 as the Seminoles received 58 of the 60 first-place votes. Ohio State is second. Rounding out the top 10 in the AP poll is No. 3 Auburn with the other two first-place votes followed by Alabama, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Stanford, South Carolina, Baylor and Michigan State.

In the USA Today coaches poll, Florida State is also No. 1 with 58 of the 62 first-place votes. Ohio State is No. 2 with the other four first-place votes. Rounding out the top 10 in the coaches poll, Auburn is third, then it’s Alabama, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Baylor and South Carolina are tied for seventh, Michigan State and Stanford.

Up next, Ohio State faces Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship game. Kickoff at Lucas Oil Stadium is scheduled for 8:17 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised on FOX.

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Florida State (58) 12-0 1498
2 Ohio State 12-0 1418
3 Auburn (2) 11-1 1387
4 Alabama 11-1 1294
5 Missouri 11-1 1281
6 Oklahoma State 10-1 1197
7 Stanford 10-2 1067
8 South Carolina 10-2 1066
9 Baylor 10-1 1020
10 Michigan State 11-1 1002
11 Arizona State 10-2 843
12 Oregon 10-2 815
13 Clemson 10-2 813
14 LSU 9-3 690
15 UCF 10-1 621
16 Northern Illinois 12-0 596
17 UCLA 9-3 510
18 Oklahoma 9-2 503
19 Louisville 10-1 482
20 Duke 10-2 348
21 Wisconsin 9-3 299
22 Texas A&M 8-4 186
23 Texas 8-3 156
24 Fresno State 10-1 124
25 Georgia 8-4 111
Dropped from rankings: USC 23, Notre Dame 25.
Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 45, USC 28, Notre Dame 26, Miami (FL) 26, Iowa 23, Vanderbilt 16, Washington 6, Minnesota 2, North Dakota State 1.
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USA Today Poll
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Florida State (58) 12-0 1546
2 Ohio State (4) 12-0 1462
3 Auburn 11-1 1437
4 Alabama 11-1 1333
5 Missouri 11-1 1315
6 Oklahoma State 10-1 1248
7 Baylor 10-1 1100
7 South Carolina 10-2 1100
9 Michigan State 11-1 1037
10 Stanford 10-2 1034
11 Clemson 10-2 853
12 Oregon 10-2 843
13 Arizona State 10-2 765
14 LSU 9-3 720
15 Oklahoma 9-2 660
16 Louisville 10-1 625
17 UCF 10-1 572
18 Northern Illinois 12-0 547
19 UCLA 9-3 473
20 Duke 10-2 402
21 Wisconsin 9-3 266
22 Fresno State 10-1 215
23 Cincinnati 9-2 167
24 Texas 8-3 149
25 Texas A&M 8-4 121
Dropped from rankings: USC 23.
Others receiving votes: Miami (FL) 47, Georgia 41, Vanderbilt 18, Iowa 13, Marshall 13, USC 10, Washington 6, Virginia Tech 4, Minnesota 4, Notre Dame 3, Ball State 1.
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