Nebraska doesn't stray far from the No. 1 ranking these days.
The second-ranked Cornhuskers picked up six first-place votes and 66 points on No. 1 Ohio State in The Associated Press' Top 25 college football poll, but the Buckeyes still hold a commanding lead.Ohio State (3-0) received 58 first-place votes and 1,737 points Sunday from the 70 sportswriters and broadcasters on the AP panel, while Nebraska (4-0), a 55-7 winner over Washington, totaled seven first-place votes and 1,660 points.
Washington (2-1), meanwhile, dropped from No. 9 to No. 20 after its most lopsided defeat since a 52-0 loss to Alabama in 1975.
Tennessee (3-0) moved up a spot to No. 3 after a 42-7 win over Houston, while UCLA (2-0), which had its game against Miami postponed because of Hurricane Georges, slipped to No. 4. Kansas State, a 62-7 winner over Northeast Louisiana, remained No. 5.
LSU was No. 6, followed by Penn State, Florida, Florida State and Virginia.
Syracuse was No. 11, followed by Georgia, Wisconsin, Arizona, Colorado, West Virginia, Oregon, Texas A&M, Virginia Tech and Washington.
Southern California, a 30-10 loser at Florida State, dropped three places to No. 21, followed by Arkansas, a tie for No. 23 between Missouri and Notre Dame, and No. 25 Michigan.
In the USA Today/ESPN coaches' poll, the top five were: Ohio State, Nebraska, Kansas State, UCLA and Tennessee.