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College football rankings: Ohio State stays No. 1 in AP Top 25 ahead of Maryland game

The Terps get a crack at Goliath in Columbus next weekend.

Maryland visits No. 1 Ohio State next weekend.
Maryland visits No. 1 Ohio State next weekend.
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The Maryland football team is now 0-11 against ranked opposition in Randy Edsall's five seasons as the program's head coach. The Terps' next shot to break that wheel will come, indeed, against the No. 1-ranked team in the land.

Despite a mediocre performance against Indiana that nearly resulted in a loss Saturday, the Buckeyes remained the consensus No. 1 in this week's Coaches Poll and AP Top 25.

Elsewhere in the Big Ten, in the Coaches Poll, Michigan State settled behind TCU at No. 3, Northwestern is No. 10, Michigan is No. 21, Iowa is No. 23, and Wisconsin just dropped out.

Maryland's schedule the next five games is really something. If the Terps can't find a win somewhere, Edsall's ranked-teams record in College Park will be 0-15 or 0-16 in short order.

Maryland and Ohio State kick off at noon next Saturday in Columbus. It's the Buckeyes' homecoming game, and it'll be televised on the Big Ten Network. The Terps are 0-1 against Ohio State all-time, the lone meeting coming last year.

AP Coaches S&P+
1 Ohio State (38) Ohio State (50) Alabama
2 TCU (5) TCU (4) Oklahoma
3 Baylor (10) Michigan State (1) Michigan
4 Michigan State Baylor (5) Clemson
5 Utah (7) LSU (1) Florida
6 Clemson Clemson USC
7 LSU Utah (1) West Virginia
8 Alabama Florida State Florida State
9 Texas A&M (1) Oklahoma LSU
10 Oklahoma Alabama Stanford
11 Florida Texas A&M Duke
12 Florida State Florida Notre Dame
13 Northwestern Ole Miss Louisville
14 Ole Miss Northwestern Ole Miss
15 Notre Dame Notre Dame Toledo
16 Stanford Georgia Wisconsin
17 USC USC Arkansas
18 Michigan Stanford Boston College
19 Georgia Oklahoma State Utah
20 UCLA UCLA Penn State
21 Oklahoma State Michigan Navy
22 Iowa Cal Texas A&M
23 Cal Iowa Iowa
24 Toledo Boise State Minnesota
25 Boise State Memphis Ohio State