Ohio State ranked No. 2 in AP Poll

The Associated Press revealed their preseason poll ahead of the 2022 season, and ranked Ohio State as the nation’s second-best team, with 6 media members having them as their top team. (Bob Asmussen, David Briggs, Joe Giglio, Kirk Bohls, Michael Lev, Ryan Pritt). They were also received 10 3rd place votes and their lowest rank was 4th by Kellis Robinett. For full rankings break down, click here

The Buckeyes also ranked No. 2 in the Coaches Poll which was released last week, and similar to the AP Poll, are behind Alabama, and above the defending national champions Georgia. With the new preseason poll out, the opening match up against Notre Dame on September 3 will be a top 5 match up.

Ohio State leads the Big Ten in the AP Poll, ahead of Michigan (6), Michigan State (15) and Wisconsin (18), all of which Ohio State will play this year.

As stated by Eleven Warriors, before Monday’s rankings were released, Ohio State was No. 1 all-time for most weeks spent in the AP Poll with 950. The next closest program was Michigan with 887, followed by Oklahoma with 877, Notre Dame with 849 and Alabama with 841.

Check out the full preseason AP Poll below.

RankTeamRecordPV RankConferencePointsFirst Place Votes
2Ohio State(0-0)6Big Ten15066
5Notre Dame(0-0)8Independents1242 
6Texas A&M(0-0) SEC1212 
8Michigan(0-0)3Big Ten1203 
9Oklahoma(0-0)10Big 12956 
10Baylor(0-0)5Big 12884 
12Oklahoma State(0-0)7Big 12814 
13North Carolna State(0-0)20ACC752 
14USC(0-0) Pac-12711 
15Michigan State(0-0)9Big Ten631 
16Miami (FL)(0-0) ACC476 
18Wisconsin(0-0) Big Ten365 
21Ole Miss(0-0)11SEC324 
22Wake Forest(0-0)15ACC303 

Others receiving votes:
Tennessee 180, Texas 164, Iowa 163, Penn State 160, LSU 55, Fresno State 32, Minnesota 31, UCF 27, Purdue 17, Mississippi State 15, Auburn 15, Kansas State 14, Florida 14, North Carolina 9, Boise State 5, Air Force 4, Appalachian State 4, UCLA 2, San Diego State 2, South Carolina 2, Utah State 2, Nebraska 1

Photo Credit to SI.com


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