Penn State Rises To No. 7 in Coaches Poll

By Matthew Filipovits on October 18, 2020 at 1:04 pm
Sep 27, 2019; College Park, MD, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Will Levis (7) dives into the end zone for a touchdown as Maryland Terrapins defensive back Jordan Mosley (18) defends in the fourth quarter at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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The Nittany Lions move up one spot to No. 7 in the Coaches Poll following a Saturday that saw two top-five teams lose.

The Nittany Lions are joined by fellow Big Ten members Ohio State who stood firm at No. 5 this week, Wisconsin, who moved up one spot to No. 14, Michigan who jumped two spots to No. 17, and Minnesota who moved four slots up to No. 21. Iowa, Nebraska, and Week One opponent Indiana were all among the Others Receiving Votes.

Coaches Poll Week 7
Rank Team REcord Points Previous
1 Clemson 5-0 1540 1
2 Alabama 4-0 1494 2
3 Notre Dame 4-0 1351 4
4 Georgia 3-1 1295 3
5 Ohio State 0-0 1254 5
6 Oklahoma State 3-0 1149 7
7 Penn State 0-0 1059 8
8 Florida 2-1 1002 9
9 Texas A&M 3-1 1001 11
10 Cincinnati 3-0 989 10
T-11 Miami 4-1 890 12
T-11 BYU 5-0 890 13
13 North Carolina 3-1 725 6
14 Wisconsin 0-0 698 15
15 Oregon 0-0 683 16
16 SMU 5-0 618 18
17 Michigan 0-0 507 19
18 Iowa State 3-1 485 20
19 Kansas State 3-1 395 22
20 Virginia Tech 3-1 373 23
21 Minnesota 0-0 209 25
22 NC State 4-1 200 NR
23 USC 0-0 186 24
24 Coastal Carolina 4-0 150 NR
25 Marshall 4-0 139 NR

The AP Poll will be released later this afternoon.

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