Where did Penn State fall in updated AP Top 25 after Week 6?

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As expected, Penn State was due to drop a few spots in the new AP Top 25 that was released Sunday after losing on the road to Iowa. But what was unknown was just how much of a drop Penn State could take in a week that saw the Nittany Lions lose a close one on the road while playing the majority of the game with a backup quarterback. It turns out, three spots.

Penn State fell to No. 7 in the new AP Top2 5 that was released Sunday afternoon. Penn State had previously been ranked No. 4 in last week’s AP Top 25. While Penn State did fall behind a rising Ohio State in the AP poll, the Nittany Lions did manage to stay ranked ahead of the Michigan Wolverines amid the reshuffling of the top 10.

Georgia took full control of the first-place ballots this week, receiving all 62 after their road win at Auburn was paired with Alabama’s upset loss Saturday night at Texas A&M. The Crimson Tide fell to No. 5 in the AP poll this week. Iowa moved up to No. 2, with Cincinnati moving up to No. 3 and Oklahoma taking No. 4 this week.

Like in the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll, Michigan State has moved into the top 10 of the AP Poll to give the Big Ten half of this week’s top 10 teams (Iowa, Ohio State, Penn State, Michigan, Michigan State.

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Here is a look at the full AP Top 25 following the results of Week 6:

  1. Georgia – 1,550 points (62 first-place votes)

  2. Iowa – 1,476

  3. Cincinnati – 1,407

  4. Oklahoma – 1,336

  5. Alabama – 1,286

  6. Ohio State – 1,157

  7. Penn State – 1,147

  8. Michigan – 1,139

  9. Oregon – 1,057

  10. Michigan State – 992

  11. Kentucky – 918

  12. Oklahoma State – 830

  13. Ole Miss – 779

  14. Notre Dame – 732

  15. Coastal Carolina – 712

  16. Wake Forest – 526

  17. Arkansas – 470

  18. Arizona State – 428

  19. BYU – 421

  20. Florida – 397

  21. Texas A&M – 348

  22. North Carolina State – 265

  23. SMU – 225

  24. San Diego State – 176

  25. Texas – 108

Others receiving votes: Auburn 106, Clemson 63, Baylor 62, UTSA 22, Mississippi State 7, Kansas State 3, Air Force 2, Appalachian State 2, Pittsburgh 1

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