The Lions move up from No. 13 to No. 12 in the Coaches Poll on the heels of an impressive 44-13 win over defending MAC champions Ball State in Week Two. The Lions played a complete game in front of its fans in Beaver Stadium for the first time since 2019.
After falling to Oregon at home, Ohio State dropped from No. 3 to No. 11, just ahead of the Nittany Lions. Thanks to its win over rival Iowa State, Iowa is now the highest-ranked team in the Big Ten, sitting at No. 7. Wisconsin comes in at No. 17, and Michigan enters the top-25 at No. 25 after a smooth 2-0 start to the season.