Thursday, June 4, 2020

Michigan State moves up in AP, coaches poll

September 16, 2018
Sparty waves a Spartan flag towards the crowd during the game against Utah State on Aug. 31, 2018 at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans defeated the Aggies 38-31.
Sparty waves a Spartan flag towards the crowd during the game against Utah State on Aug. 31, 2018 at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans defeated the Aggies 38-31. —
Photo by CJ Weiss | The State News

Despite not having played this weekend, Michigan State football (1-1) moved up in this week's AP  writers poll to No. 24 after finishing off its bye week. 

The Spartans moved up to the 23rd spot on the USA Today Amway Coaches Poll after dropping to No. 24 last week.

Among the Big Ten Conference, Wisconsin dropped from No. 6 to No. 18, Penn State went up one spot from No. 11 to No. 10, Ohio State stayed at No. 4 and University of Michigan remained at the No. 19 spot. 

Here is the complete AP ranking:

1. Alabama 

2. Georgia 

3. Clemson

4. Ohio State

5. Oklahoma 

6. LSU

7. Stanford

8. Notre Dame

9. Auburn

10. Washington

10. Penn State 

12. West Virginia 

13. Virginia Tech

14. Mississippi State

15. Oklahoma State

16. UCF

17. TCU 

18. Wisconsin 

19. Michigan 

20. Oregon

21. Miami (FL)

22. Texas A&M

23. Boston College

24. Michigan State

25. Brigham Young 

The Spartans will travel to Indiana University on Saturday to play under the lights at 7:30  p.m. against the Hoosiers for their second road game this season. 

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