Ohio State Buckeyes No. 5 in playoff ranking

Ohio State runs onto the field before a game against Nebraska. David Jablonski/Staff
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Ohio State runs onto the field before a game against Nebraska. David Jablonski/Staff

OSU is top-ranked one-loss team

The Ohio State Buckeyes climbed one spot in the second College Football Playoff rankings. They stand at No. 5 behind four undefeated teams: No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Washington.

Ohio State (8-1) ranked sixth in the first ranking last week behind Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, Texas A&M and Washington.

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Only two teams in the top 10 lost. Texas A&M lost 35-28 to Mississippi State and fell to No. 8. No. 10 Nebraska lost 62-3 to Ohio State and dropped to No. 19.

Wisconsin ranked eighth last week and moved to No. 7. Penn State moved from No. 12 to No. 10.

Louisville ranks sixth. Auburn is ninth. Oklahoma ranked 11th and was followed by Colorado, Oklahoma State, Virginia Tech, Utah, West Virginia, North Carolina, Florida State, Nebraska, USC, Western Michigan, Boise State, Washington State, LSU and Arkansas.