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NCAA Football Rankings, Week 12: Big Ten with 2 teams in Coaches' Poll

Two teams from the Big Ten are ranked in the top 25 of the latest Coaches' Poll.

Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE

With their 17-3 win against Illinois on Saturday, the Minnesota Golden Gophers became bowl eligible at 6-4, but are still on the outside of the latest USA Today Coaches' Poll.

The Gophers were not among the teams receiving votes, although one 6-4 team did receive votes so it is possible Minnesota could move into the discussion if they pickup another win next week. Northwestern was ranked in the top 25 last week, but the Wildcats dropped out of the rankings after losing to Michigan on Saturday.

Once again, Nebraska was the top ranked Big Ten team. After moving to 8-2, the Cornhuskers moved up two spots in the rankings this week and are now No. 14. With its win against Northwestern, Michigan moved back into the rankings, coming in at No. 23.

Wisconsin and Northwestern both received votes this week, with Wisconsin just outside the top 25 at No. 27. After being ranked No. 21 last week, Northwestern dropped to No. 33 this week. The complete top 25 can be found below.

1. Oregon
2. Kansas State
3. Notre Dame
4. Georgia
5. Alabama
6. Florida State
7. Florida
8. LSU
9. Clemson
10. Texas A&M
11. South Carolina
12. Oklahoma
13. Stanford
14. Nebraska
15. Texas
16. UCLA
17. Oregon State
18. Louisville
19. La. Tech
20. Rutgers
21. USC
22. Boise State
23. Michigan
24. Oklahoma State
25. Texas Tech

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