Ohio State falls to five spots in AP poll

Updated: October 12, 2003, 4:46 PM ET

NEW YORK - Ohio State and Florida State fell out of the top five in Sunday's latest Associated Press college football poll following a weekend of losses by 10 ranked teams.

After having its 19-game winning streak snapped with a 17-10 Big Ten Conference loss to Wisconsin on Saturday, defending national champion Ohio State (5-1) fell from No. 3 to No. 8.

The Badgers (6-1) rose nine spots to No. 14 after stopping the nation's longest winning streak.

Florida State (5-1) endured a 22-14 home loss to rival Miami (6-0) and slipped two spots to No. 7.

Oklahoma (6-0) remained No. 1 after a 65-13 victory over Texas. The Sooners collected 61 of 64 first-place votes and 1,597 points in balloting from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.

The Hurricanes received the remaining three first-place votes and 1,534 points to remain second.

Virginia Tech (6-0) climbed one spot to third. Georgia (5-1) and Southern California (5-1) completed the top five.

Idle Washington State (5-1) climbed six rungs to sixth. Following Florida State and Ohio State is Iowa (5-1), which jumped five spots despite not playing.

Louisiana State (5-1) and Arkansas (4-1) dropped to 10th and 11th after losses to Florida and Auburn, respectively.

Northern Illinois (6-0) defeated Mid-American Conference foe Central Michigan and moved up four places to 12th, ahead of Purdue (5-1), Wisconsin, Michigan State (6-1), Texas Christian (6-0) and Michigan (5-2).

Nebraska (5-1) suffered a 41-24 loss to Missouri and plummeted eight spots to 18th. By beating Arkansas, Auburn (4-2) jumped back into the poll at No. 19, ahead of Texas (4-2).

Tennessee (4-2) is 21st and followed by Oregon State (5-1) and poll newcomers Oklahoma State (5-1) and Missouri (5-1). Minnesota (6-1) completes the top 25.

Pittsburgh (3-2), Kansas State (4-3) and Virginia (4-2) dropped out of the poll.

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