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Penn State Moves Into Top 10 Ahead of Showdown Against Auburn

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Top-10 Penn State is back!

NCAA Football: Ball State at Penn State Matthew OHaren-USA TODAY Sports

Heading into their annual White Out game next Saturday, the Penn State Nittany Lions will once again be a top-10 ranked team. In this week’s AP Poll, the 2-0 Nittany Lions are the No. 10 in the nation. Their opponent, the SEC’s Auburn Tigers, come in at No. 22.

Penn State is one of three Big Ten teams in the top 10 joining Iowa at No. 5 and Ohio State at No. 9 The Hawkeyes picked up a big victory this past weekend over then No. 9 Iowa State while Ohio State fell to Oregon 35-28. The Ducks big win vaulted them from No. 12 to No. 4 in the poll.

Wisconsin and Michigan round out the Big Ten’s representation, coming in at No. 18 and No. 25 respectively after decisive wins over Eastern Michigan and Washington. Michigan State, Indiana, and Maryland all received votes as well.