Connect with us


Five Big Ten teams ranked in Full Ride Network’s Week 2 Top 25 Poll



Full Ride
Penn State quarterback Drew Allar passes from the pocket during a football game against West Virginia at Beaver Stadium September 2, 2023, in State College. Photo credit Dan Rainville / USA TODAY NETWORK

Editor’s Note: Full Ride Network was established in the summer of 2022, comprising of over 15 collegiate websites. The network offers free comprehensive coverage and information about various college sports, serving as a hub for enthusiasts and fans to stay updated on the latest news, scores and events. The Scarlet Faithful is one of many power five sites within the network.

The Full Ride Network’s Top 25 Poll for college football’s Week 2 is out and five Big Ten teams are ranked along with another receiving votes.

Michigan held steady at No. 2 following a 30-3 win over East Carolina.

Ohio State fell two spots to No. 5 after a unimpressive 23-3 win at Indiana.

Penn State remained at No. 7 after decisively beating West Virginia 38-15 in Happy Valley.

Wisconsin moved back to No. 21 after falling three spots from the preseason poll. The Badgers beat Buffalo 38-17 in head coach Luke Fickell’s debut in Madison.

Iowa dropped one spot from the preseason poll after a 24-14 win over Utah State at home.

Maryland received votes following a 38-6 win over Towson.

Rutgers will play all six teams this season, starting with No. 2 Michigan in the Big House on Saturday, September 23.

In terms of notable movement, Florida State moved up six spots to No. 4 following an impressive 45-24 win over then No. 4 LSU. The Tigers dropped ten spots in this week’s poll. Clemson dropped ten spots to No. 19 following a 28-7 loss at Duke on Monday night. TCU dropped out completely after a 45-42 home loss to Colorado. Deion Sanders’ team moved into the top 25, debuting at No. 24. They’ll face Big Ten West foe Nebraska this weekend.

Here is the complete top 25 poll.