By Jim Baird | AM Football Briefing | Monday, November 14
OSU MOVES TO #2 IN AP RANKINGS: Ohio State jumped four spots in the AP rankings to No. 2, behind top-ranked Alabama. Notable rankings: That School Up North #3, Wisconsin #6, Oklahoma #8, Penn State #9, Nebraska #19. Read the full rankings here. The playoff committee will release their new rankings tomorrow at 9:00 PM EST. Ohio State is a 22-point favorite against Michigan State Saturday.
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