Michigan football moves up to No. 16 in USA Today poll, No. 17 in AP poll
Losses by Oklahoma State, Oregon and Oklahoma shook up the top five of both polls.
Southeastern Conference teams LSU, Alabama and Arkansas are 1-2-3 in both polls.
According to the Associated Press, the only other time one conference had the top three teams in the 75-year history of its poll was the final rankings of 1971 when Nebraska, Oklahoma and Colorado were 1-2-3.
Michigan State, which clinched the Legends Division title and a spot in the Big Ten’s first championship game with a win over Indiana, is the conference’s highest-rated team at No. 10 in the USA Today poll and No. 11 in the AP poll.
Wisconsin and Penn State - who’ll meet next week to determine the Leaders Division’s representative in the title game - are also in the top 20 of both polls. Wisconsin is No. 12/15 and Penn State 19/20.
Nebraska fell to No. 22 in both polls.
Stanford is No. 4 and Oklahoma State No. 5 in the AP poll. Virginia Tech is No. 4 and Stanford No. 5 in the USA Today poll.