Ohio State moves to No. 2 in AP college football poll

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) passes during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) passes during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Louisville surged to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, matching the best ranking in school history, and Ohio State moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama.

The Crimson Tide received 50 first-place votes after coming from 21 points down to win 48-43 at Mississippi on Saturday. The Buckeyes moved up one spot after an emphatic 45-24 victory at Oklahoma. They are also ranked No. 2 in the Amway Coaches Poll.

Ohio State wide receiver Noah Brown, rear, grabs a pass for a touchdown as Oklahoma's Michiah Quick (16) defends during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Ohio State wide receiver Noah Brown, rear, grabs a pass for a touchdown as Oklahoma’s Michiah Quick (16) defends during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No team made a bigger move than Louisville, which jumped seven spots and received six-first place votes after Lamar Jackson and the Cardinals beat Florida State 63-20. The Seminoles slid 10 spots to No. 13.

The Cardinals were No. 3 on Nov. 5, 2006, during coach Bobby Petrino’s first stint with Louisville.

North Dakota State didn’t make the rankings, but received 74 points after upsetting Iowa.

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