The Buckeyes improved to after crushing Northwestern on the road on Saturday. Justin Fields finished of for yards and four touchdowns, while J.
Dobbins rushed for yards over 18 carries. The Badgers' dropped to after their first defeat of the season and slipped seven spots in the ranking.
Alabama and LSU retained the first and second spot in the nation respectively. The Crimson Tide defeated Tennessee at home , with Tua Tagovailoa completing 11 of his 12 passes for yards and a touchdown before hobbling off the field with an injury.
Alabama confirmed the Heisman Trophy favorite suffered a high ankle sprain and will miss Saturday's home game against Arkansas. LSU, meanwhile, strengthened its grip on the No. LSU hosts No. Auburn moved up two spots in the rankings after routing Arkansas on the road on Saturday to put itself firmly back in contention for playoff spot.
Clemson, meanwhile, fell down the rankings for the third consecutive week after it was leapfrogged in third place by Ohio State. The reigning national champions thrashed Louisville on the road but now find themselves as the No.
While the gap between the No. Clemson will be hoping to halt the slide when it hosts Boston College in Week 9, while No. Penn State and Florida both gained ground in the rankings, with the Nittany Lions climbing up a spot to No.
The loss dropped the Wolverines down from No. Notre Dame and Georgia round up the Top The former travels to No. Here's all you need to know about Week 9.
Jeremy Ruckert 88 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field on October 18 in Evanston, Illinois. Week 9 begins on Thursday, October 24, when No.
There are three Top matchups on Saturday, with No.
TV coverage As usual, coverage of the college football season is to be split across a variety of networks. Live stream Live streams throughout the season will be available via the broadcasters' digital platforms, as well as fuboTV and DirecTV.