Ohio State moves up to No. 3 in college football poll

Ohio State safety Malik Hooker, right, scores a touchdown in front of Tulsa wide receiver Justin Hobbs after intercepting a pass against Tulsa during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

 

COLUMBUS (AP) — Oklahoma State dropped out of The Associated college football poll after a controversial loss, and Georgia and Clemson fell after close calls against lightly regarded opposition.

Alabama is still No. 1, receiving 56 out of 61 first-place votes Sunday. No. 2 Florida State, No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Michigan all moved up one spot. The Seminoles got four first-place votes and Michigan received one.

Clemson fell from second to fifth after a four-point win against Troy. No. 16 Georgia dropped seven spots after beating FCS Nicholls by two.

Oklahoma State was ranked 22nd when it lost 30-27 to Central Michigan on a final play touchdown Saturday. Officials admitted after the game they misinterpreted a rule, and the play should not have been granted. The Cowboys were three-touchdown favorites against Central Michigan.

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