Ohio State jumps Wisconsin, Michigan drops in AP top 25

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Miami (Fla.), which visits Toledo on September 15, dropped all the way from eighth to 22nd after losing 33-17 to LSU in its opener Sunday. 12 Notre Dame did not impress voters.

No. 11 LSU and No. 12 Virginia Tech made the biggest jumps in the first poll of the regular season.

Week 2 should tell us more about the nation's top teams, but it's relatively evident that Alabama, Auburn, Georgia and LSU are serious threats for the national crown, putting to rest the "SEC is overrated" talk.

Virginia Tech, which UM plays November 17 in Blacksburg, jumped three spots to No. 14 after defeating Florida State 24-3 on Monday night. Georgia 4. Ohio State 5.

The Hokies moved up eight spots to No. 12. The Buckeyes are just four points ahead of the Badgers and only nine points ahead of No. 6 Oklahoma.

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Unsurprisingly, the big winners of the weekend are LSU, jumping from No. 25 to No. 11 after thrashing the Hurricanes, and Virginia Tech, jumping from No. 20 to No. 12 after handling Florida State easily on the road on Monday night.

No. 17 Southern California at No. 10 Stanford.

In total, the SEC has seven of its 14 teams in the AP Top 25, with three SEC West teams in the top 11.

WSU opened the 2017 season at No. 24 in the AP Top 25 and didn't relinquish its spot in the poll until a loss to Michigan State in the Holiday Bowl.

Washington State is receiving Associated Press Top 25 consideration following Saturday's 41-19 win over Wyoming at War Memorial Stadium.

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