Following a heartbreaking 30-24 loss to Penn State in Happy Valley, the Iowa Hawkeyes dropped just one spot in the AP rankings to No. 19.
POLL ALERT: No. 8 Ohio St, No. 10 Washington St move into the top 10.— AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) October 28, 2018
Houston, Fresno St, Utah St, Virginia and Syracuse join Top 25. Seven slots in all have new teams, the biggest change in the Top 25 era (1989-present).
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Iowa’s being ranked is most likely a product of everyone sucking. No. 25 Appalachian State, No. 20 Wisconsin, No. 9 Florida, No. 21 South Florida, No. 15 Washington, No. 22 NC State, No. 24 Stanford, No. 16 Texas A&M, No. 6 Texas and No. 19 Oregon all lost this weekend. Florida, Iowa and Stanford were the only ranked programs to also lose to ranked opponents.
Penn State moved up three spots to No. 14 in the rankings, while Wisconsin dropped out. Despite having a bye, Ohio State moved up three spots to No. 8, while Michigan stayed at No. 5 while also on a bye.
Northwestern, Michigan State and Wisconsin also received votes.