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Ohio State is No. 1 and Michigan State is No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Big Ten the top two teams in the rankings for the first time since 2006.

The Buckeyes received 40 first-place votes after a lackluster victory against Northern Illinois on Saturday. Michigan State has seven first-place votes after spending last week at No. 4. The last time the Big Ten held the top two spots in the AP poll was November 2006 when Ohio State and Michigan went into their annual rivalry game Nos. 1 and 2, respectively.

It's Michigan State's highest ranking since finishing No. 2 in 1966. Michigan State is ranked No. 3 in the coaches poll, up one spot from a week ago.

Michigan State is coming off a 35-21 victory at home Saturday against Air Force, and is home this Saturday against Central Michigan. The Spartans and Buckeyes play Nov. 21 in Columbus.

No. 3 Mississippi made a big jump from 15 after winning at Alabama. The Tide dropped from No. 2 to No. 12. The Rebels received 11 first-place votes.

TCU is tied for third with Ole Miss and Baylor is No. 5.

Notre Dame is sixth, followed by LSU, Georgia, UCLA and Florida State. The Tigers receive one first-place vote.

Associated Press Top 25

1. Ohio State (42 first-place votes), 3-0, 1,490 points (1 last week)

2. Michigan State (7), 3-0, 1,415 (4)

3. Mississippi (11), 3-0, 1,345 (15)

3. TCU, 3-0, 1,345 (3)

5. Baylor, 2-0, 1,213 (5)

6. Notre Dame, 3-0, 1,183 (8)

7. Georgia, 3-0, 1,162 (7)

8. LSU (1), 2-0, 1,088 (13)

9. UCLA, 3-0, 981 (10)

10. Florida State, 3-0, 953 (9)

11. Clemson, 3-0, 903 (11)

12. Alabama, 2-1, 882 (2)

13. Oregon, 2-1, 855 (12)

14. Texas A&M, 3-0, 798 (17)

15. Oklahoma, 3-0, 782 (16)

16. Arizona, 3-0, 488 (20)

17. Northwestern, 3-0, 469 (23)

18. Utah, 3-0, 439 (21)

19. Southern Cal, 2-1, 367 (6)

20. Georgia Tech, 2-1, 352 (14)

21. Stanford, 2-1, 288 (NR)

22. BYU, 2-1, 174 (19)

22. Wisconsin, 2-1, 174 (24)

24. Oklahoma State, 3-0, 149 (25)

25. Missouri, 3-0, 135 (22)

Others receiving votes: Mississippi St. 52, West Virginia 48, Tennessee 45, California 38, Toledo 36, Arizona St. 25, Houston 22, Auburn 20, Temple 20, Texas Tech 20, Boise State 17, Miami 13, Iowa 10, Kansas State 8, Florida 7, NC State 5, Minnesota 4, Virginia Tech 4, Memphis 1.

Coaches poll

1. Ohio State (61), 3-0, 1594 (1)

2. TCU, 3-0, 1482 (3)

3. Michigan State (3), 3-0, 1477 (4)

4. Baylor, 2-0, 1364 (5)

5. Mississippi, 3-0, 1292 (11)

6. Georgia, 3-0, 1262 (8)

7. Florida State, 3-0, 1119 (6)

8. Notre Dame, 3-0, 1109 (10)

9. LSU, 2-0, 1085 (14)

10. Clemson, 3-0, 1022 (9)

11. UCLA, 3-0, 968 (12)

12. Alabama, 2-1, 883 (2)

13. Oregon, 2-1, 855 (13)

14. Oklahoma, 3-0, 790 (17)

15. Texas A&M, 3-0, 745 (18)

16. Arizona, 3-0, 605 (19)

17. Utah, 3-0, 501 (21)

18. Southern Cal, 2-1, 461 (7)

19. Northwestern, 3-0, 347 (24)

20. Georgia Tech, 2-1, 338 (16)

21. Wisconsin, 2-1, 274 (23)

22. Oklahoma State, 3-0, 242 (25)

23. Missouri, 3-0, 234 (20)

24. Stanford, 2-1, 133 (NR)

25. Auburn, 2-1, 79 (15)

Others receiving votes: West Virginia 75; Brigham Young 74; Miami (Fla.) 58; Tennessee 49; Kansas State 47; Mississippi State 46; Texas Tech 36; Arizona State 31; Florida 24; California 20; North Carolina State 15; Temple 15; Iowa 13; Boise State 8; Memphis 8; Minnesota 6; Houston 4; Virginia Tech 4; Northern Illinois 3; Toledo 2; Boston College 1.

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