The Ohio State Buckeyes retained their position as the No. 3 team in the recent Associated Press college football poll that was released on Sunday.
Following their victorious 35-16 game against Rutgers on Saturday, the Buckeyes managed to maintain their ranking.
Even though they faced a 9-7 halftime deficit, the game took a turn when Jordan Hancock returned an interception for a 93-yard touchdown early in the third quarter.
Kyle McCord threw three touchdown passes, including two to Marvin Harrison Jr., and TreVeyon Harrison rushed for an impressive 128 yards.
The Top 10 remained mostly unchanged in the latest poll, with just one new addition.
Oregon holds their position at No. 6, followed by Texas, Alabama, and Penn State.
Ole Miss jumps up one spot to claim the No. 10 position.
Under head coach Lincoln Riley, the USC Trojans fell out of the Top 25 for the first time.
The College Football Playoff rankings, set to be released on Tuesday, will reveal the Buckeyes’ position.
Several exciting Top 10 matchups are scheduled for Saturday, including Penn State’s home game against Michigan at 12 p.m. and Georgia’s away game against Ole Miss at 7 p.m.
Ohio State’s next game will be on Saturday night when they host Michigan State.
Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Ohio Stadium in Columbus.
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