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Week 9 College Football Rankings: West Virginia Falls To No. 25 In AP Poll, Penn State At No. 21

The Week 9 AP College Football Rankings are out. Unsurprisingly, it was a tough week for West Virginia, which fell to No. 25 after an ugly loss to Syracuse. Penn State, meanwhile, is at No. 21 after knocking off Northwestern.

After Michigan State’s dramatic win over Wisconsin, the Spartans are the highest-ranked Big Ten team, at No. 9. Wisconsin falls to No. 12, and is followed by Nebraska at No. 13. Michigan is at No. 17.

Cincinnati joins WVU as the only Big East teams in the standings. The Bearcats are at No. 24.

Oklahoma, meanwhile, falls to No. 11 after losing against Texas Tech.

Here are the full rankings.

1. LSU
2. Alabama
3. Oklahoma State
4. Stanford
5. Boise State
6. Clemson
7. Oregon
8. Arkansas
9. Michigan State
10. Kansas State
11. Oklahoma
12. Wisconsin
13. Nebraska
14. South Carolina
15. Virginia Tech
16. Texas A&M
17. Michigan
18. Houston
19. Texas Tech
20. USC
21. Penn State
22. Georgia
23. Arizona State
24. Cincinnati
25. West Virginia

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