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Week 7 Poll Breakdown: Big Ten & SEC

In week seven the big winner was Iowa. The Hawkeyes gained five spots in the AP Poll and four in the Coaches after defeating Northwestern and extending their record to 7-0. Ole Miss fell the furthest in both polls (11 spots) after losing on the road to Memphis.

Associated Press Top 25. Big Ten teams in red, SEC in blue.

Rank

Team

Conference

Record

Previous

1

Ohio State

Big Ten

7-0

1

2

Baylor

Big 12

6-0

2

3

Utah

Pac-12

6-0

4

4

TCU

Big 12

7-0

3

5

LSU

SEC

6-0

6 (+1)

6

Clemson

ACC

6-0

5

7

Michigan State

Big Ten

7-0

7

8

Alabama

SEC

6-1

10 (+2)

9

Florida State

ACC

6-0

11

10

Stanford

Pac-12

5-1

15

11

Notre Dame

Independent

6-1

14

12

Iowa

Big Ten

7-0

17 (+5)

13

Florida

SEC

6-1

8 (-5)

14

Oklahoma State

Big 12

6-0

16

T-15

Michigan

Big Ten

5-2

12 (-3)

T-15

Texas A&M

SEC

5-1

9 (-6)

17

Oklahoma

Big 12

5-1

19

18

Memphis

AAC

6-0

27

19

Toledo

MAC

6-0

22

20

California

Pac-12

5-1

23

21

Houston

AAC

6-0

24

22

Temple

AAC

6-0

26

23

Duke

ACC

5-1

25

24

Ole Miss

SEC

5-2

13 (-11)

25

Pittsburgh

ACC

5-1

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Also Receiving Votes – Mississippi State (62), Georgia (12), Wisconsin (8), Northwestern (4)

The Amway Coaches Poll. Big Ten teams in red, SEC in blue. 

Rank

Team

Conference

Record

Previous

1

Ohio State

Big Ten

7-0

1

2

Baylor

Big 12

6-0

2

3

TCU

Big 12

7-0

3

4

Michigan State

Big Ten

7-0

4

5

LSU

SEC

6-0

5

6

Clemson

ACC

6-0

6

7

Utah

Pac-12

6-0

7

8

Alabama

SEC

6-1

9 (-1)

9

Florida State

ACC

6-0

8

10

Notre Dame

Independent

6-1

13

11

Stanford

Pac-12

5-1

16

12

Oklahoma State

Big 12

6-0

15

13

Iowa

Big Ten

7-0

17 (+4)

14

Florida

SEC

6-1

17 (-3)

15

Oklahoma

Big 12

5-1

19

16

Texas A&M

SEC

5-1

10 (-6)

T-17

Memphis

AAC

6-0

22

T-17

Michigan

Big Ten

5-2

14 (-3)

19

California

Pac-12

5-1

23

20

Toledo

MAC

6-0

25

21

Duke

ACC

5-1

24

22

Houston

AAC

6-0

26

23

Ole Miss

SEC

5-2

12 (-11)

24

Temple

AAC

6-0

27

25

Georgia

SEC

5-2

28 (+3)

 

Also Receiving Votes – Mississippi State (38), Wisconsin (37), Illinois (5), Northwestern (4).

Here’s a closer look at our partner conferences, the Big Ten and the SEC:

Playoff Contenders (anyone ranked in the top 12) – Ohio State (Big Ten); LSU (SEC); Michigan State (Big Ten); Alabama (SEC); Iowa (Big Ten)

Potential Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Teams* – Iowa, Florida, Michigan, Texas A&M, Ole Miss, Georgia, Mississippi State, Wisconsin, Georgia, Illinois, Northwestern

* Based on available teams if the season ended today; doesn’t account for eligible contenders that don’t currently receive votes in either poll.

Biggest Change – Iowa (+5 AP, +4 Coaches); Ole Miss (-11 AP, Coaches)

Newcomers – Georgia (Coaches)

Dropped Out – Northwestern

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