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Michigan stands alone on top in the Big Ten and moves up in the AP Poll. Tides are turning and it’s shaping up for a wild November in the Big Ten!

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It’s crazy to think college football has eight weeks in the books, but here we are. Another Saturday of ranked matchups and upsets mean another shakeup in the polls. Eight teams in the AP top-25 have lost in the last two weeks.

In the latest AP Poll, Michigan moves up one spot to No. 5.

Ohio State falls nine spots and out of the top-10 to No. 11 as the Big Ten has five teams ranked.

No. 5 Michigan

No. 11 Ohio State

No. 17 Penn State

No. 18 Iowa

No. 20 Wisconsin

Similar to the AP Poll, Michigan moved up to No. 5 in the latest Amway Coaches Poll. Big Ten has five teams in the latest.

No. 5 Michigan

No. 9 Ohio State

No. 16 Penn State

No. 18 Iowa

No. 19 Wisconsin

Michigan enters the bye week and will know their first College Football Playoff ranking next Tuesday evening before they take on Penn State in Week 10.

It wasn’t as crazy of a weekend with only five top-25 teams losing yesterday, but the No. 2 ranked team lost again following Georgia in that spot last week.

No. 2 Ohio State at Purdue, 49-20

No. 12 Oregon at No. 25 Washington State, 34-20

No. 16 NC State at No. 3 Clemson, 41-7

No. 20 Cincinnati at unranked Temple, 24-17

Crazy day in the Big Ten

No. 6 Michigan went to East Lansing against the No. 24 ranked Spartans and got the job done 21-7. The only score the Wolverines gave up was a short field drive after a fumble. This win was Michigan’s first against a ranked opponent on the road since 2006.

NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

Last night in West Lafayette, the Boilermakers not only took care of business as a 14-point underdog, they dominated the No. 2 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes winning 49-20.

NCAA Football: Ohio State at Purdue Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Penn State won a close one on the road in Bloomington and Nebraska gets their first win of the season.

NCAA Football: Minnesota at Nebraska Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Standings after week eight