Buckeyes Climb Two Spots in AP Poll


Alabama is a unanimous No. 1 and LSU slipped another spot in The Associated Press college football poll.
The Crimson Tide received all 60 first-place votes for the first time this season. The Tigers had a second straight sketchy performance, this time against Towson, and dropped a spot for the second consecutive week.
LSU won 38-22 at home against the FCS opponent Saturday night and is ranked No. 4 in the new media poll.
Oregon remained No. 2 and Florida State moved past LSU to No. 3.

Following its 17-16 win over previously 20th-ranked Michigan State on Saturday, Ohio State moved up two spots in the poll, from 14th to No. 12.

After beating Stanford on Thursday, Washington moved into the rankings at No. 23. No. 24 Northwestern is ranked for the first time this season.