The Ohio St. Buckeyes are 3-0 after a 35-28 win over Cal that many felt was too close for comfort. Despite the win, the Buckeyes dropped two spots to No. 15 in the latest SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25. Next up is a matchup against the UAB Blazers on Saturday in Columbus.
Ohio State is ranked one spot ahead of USC, which was ranked in the top three prior to its loss to Stanford (now ranked No. 8, with a solitary first place vote to its credit).
Also of note for the Buckeyes is the fact that they are the fifth-most disputed team, with the disparity between all of the blogs given a standard deviation rating of 4.82.
Coming in at No. 25: the Ohio Bobcats. They're 3-0, with wins over Penn St., New Mexico St. and Marshall. Mississippi St., Northwestern and Michigan St. are the teams immediately in front of the Bobcats.
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