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Michigan State and Michigan are both in the AP Top-25 poll for the first time in two years.

The unbeaten Spartans remain at No. 2 — their highest ranking since 1966 — behind top-ranked Ohio State, and the Wolverines, coming off a 31-0 shutout of ranked BYU last Saturday, are ranked for the first time at No. 22. The poll was released Sunday afternoon, and MSU received five first-place votes.

It’s been a long dry spell for the Wolverines, who were last ranked by the voting writers in the Oct. 27, 2013, poll. Michigan was No. 23, and Michigan State was No. 24. The Spartans upended the Wolverines, 29-6, at the end of that week. Michigan hasn’t returned to the poll since then.

The Wolverines missed out on landing in both polls on Sunday. They received 84 votes in the USA Today Coaches poll and just missed, coming in at No. 26. Michigan State improved one spot to No. 2 in the coaches poll.

Michigan is 3-1 under new coach Jim Harbaugh. The Wolverines open Big Ten play at Maryland (2-2) in a prime-time game Saturday, while Michigan State opens at home against Purdue (1-3). The Wolverines will then face Northwestern, ranked No. 16 in the recent AP poll, while MSU is at unranked Rutgers.

If there are no slip-ups through the next two weeks, it would mark the first time since that week in 2013 both teams are ranked for the in-state rivalry game. Michigan and Michigan State play Oct. 17 at Michigan Stadium.

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AP Top 25

1. Ohio State (45 first-place votes), 4-0, 1,482 points (No. 1 last week)

2. Michigan State (5), 4-0, 1,397 (2)

3. Mississippi (10), 4-0, 1,349 (3)

4. TCU, 4-0, 1,254 (3)

5. Baylor, 3-0, 1,196 (5)

6. Notre Dame, 4-0, 1,163 (6)

7. UCLA, 4-0, 1,156 (9)

8. Georgia, 4-0, 1,147 (7)

9. LSU, 3-0, 1,075 (8)

10. Utah (1), 4-0, 1,034 (18)

11. Florida State, 3-0, 888 (10)

12. Clemson, 3-0, 853 (11)

13. Alabama, 3-1, 850 (12)

14. Texas A&M, 4-0, 776 (14)

15. Oklahoma, 3-0, 747 (15)

16. Northwestern, 4-0, 566 (17)

17. Southern Cal, 3-1, 509 (19)

18. Stanford, 3-1, 486 (21)

19. Wisconsin, 3-1, 309 (22)

20. Oklahoma State, 4-0, 281 (24)

21. Mississippi State, 3-1, 211 (NR)

22. Michigan, 3-1, 209 (NR)

23. West Virginia, 3-0, 179 (NR)

24. California, 4-0, 149 (NR)

25. Florida, 4-0, 140 (NR)

Others receiving votes: Toledo 68, Oregon 64, Arizona 48, Boise State 38, Iowa 37, Texas Tech 36, Houston 23, Duke 18, Temple 17, Miami 14, Kansas State 12, Memphis 11, NC State 10, Navy 9, BYU 5, Minnesota 5, Tennessee 4.

Coaches poll

1. Ohio State (61 first-place votes), 4-0, 1,593 points (No. 1 last week)

2. Michigan State (2), 4-0, 1,493 (3)

3. TCU, 4-0, 1,401 (2)

4. Baylor, 3-0, 1,394 (4)

5. Mississippi (1), 4-0, 1,348 (5)

6. Georgia, 4-0, 1,256 (6)

7. Notre Dame, 4-0, 1,114 (8)

8. LSU, 3-0, 1,106 (9)

9. Florida State, 3-0, 1,088 (7)

10. UCLA, 4-0, 1,076 (11)

11. Clemson, 3-0, 971 (10)

12. Utah, 4-0, 893 (17)

13. Alabama, 3-1, 867 (12)

14. Oklahoma, 3-0, 803 (14)

15. Texas A&M, 4-0, 786 (15)

16. Southern California, 3-1, 566 (18)

17. Northwestern, 4-0, 511 (19)

18. Wisconsin, 3-1, 418 (21)

19. Oklahoma State, 4-0, 413 (22)

20. Stanford, 3-1, 401 (24)

21. West Virginia, 3-0, 230 (NR)

22. Mississippi State, 3-1, 145 (NR)

23. Florida, 4-0, 141 (NR)

24. California, 4-0, 89 (NR)

24. Oregon, 2-2, 89 (13)

Others receiving votes: Michigan 84; Arizona 72; Kansas State 66; Miami (Fla.) 61; North Carolina State 52; Boise State 47; Duke 44; Iowa 44; Memphis 42; Texas Tech 22; Temple 18; Toledo 15; Auburn 8; Georgia Tech 6; Minnesota 6; Missouri 6; Houston 5; Kentucky 3; Indiana 2; Tennessee 2; Brigham Young 1; Illinois 1; Navy 1.

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