10 ranked teams lose, but Ohio State remains No. 8 in AP Poll, No. 7 in Coaches Poll

Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins drops back to pass against Nebraska during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 7 West Virginia re-entered the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll after another weekend in which the number of ranked teams losing reached double digits.

Urban Meyer speaks to media about Nebraska game, preps for Michigan State.


Unanimous No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Notre Dame remained unchanged, and No. 4 Michigan, No. 5 Georgia and No. 6 Oklahoma each moved up a spot. The Mountaineers surged from No. 12 after beating Texas on a go-ahead 2-point conversion in final minute.

Ten ranked teams lost this weekend, four in games against other ranked teams. Over the last two weeks, 21 ranked teams have lost, the most over a two-week span since the AP poll expanded to 25 in 1989.

Iowa State was ranked for the first time this season, one of five teams to move into the ranking this week.

AP Top 25: Week 11

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Notre Dame
  4. Michigan
  5. Georgia
  6. Oklahoma
  7. West Virginia
  8. Ohio State
  9. LSU
  10. 10) Washington State
  11. UCF
  12. Kentucky
  13. Syracuse
  14. Utah State
  15. Texas
  16. Fresno State
  17. Boston College
  18. Mississippi State
  19. Florida
  20. Washington
  21. Penn State
  22. North Carolina State
  23. Iowa State
  24. Michigan State
  25. Cincinnati


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