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Wisconsin football: Badgers return to coaches, AP Top 25 polls

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The Badgers bounce back into both rankings after their road win on Saturday.

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

The Wisconsin Badgers (8-2, 5-1) returned to the Amway Coaches poll and the AP Top 25 on Sunday after their 31-24 win over Maryland a day earlier.

Head coach Paul Chryst and his team head into their bye week No. 22 in the Coaches poll and No. 23 in the AP poll. They return to both polls for the first time since their conference opening loss to Iowa back in early October.

Speaking of the Hawkeyes, they are No. 8 in both, as six Big Ten teams are ranked. Ohio State is No. 1 in the Coaches poll and No. 2 in the AP poll (Clemson jumped them to No. 1 with their victory over Florida State).

Michigan State, after their heart-breaking loss to Nebraska, falls to No. 14 in each. Michigan is No. 15 in both, while Northwestern -- like Wisconsin -- breaks into the rankings, though at No. 24 in each poll.

Here's the full rankings seen below:

AP Coaches
1 Clemson (31) Ohio State (34)
2 Ohio State (26) Clemson (21)
3 Alabama (2) Baylor (5)
4 Baylor (2) Alabama (3)
5 Oklahoma State Oklahoma State
6 Notre Dame Notre Dame
7 Stanford Stanford
8 Iowa Iowa
9 LSU LSU
10 Utah Florida
11 Florida Oklahoma
12 Oklahoma TCU
13 TCU Utah
14 Michigan State Michigan State
15 Michigan Michigan
16 Houston Houston
17 North Carolina North Carolina
18 UCLA Florida State (T-18)
19 Florida State UCLA (T-18)
20 Mississippi State Mississippi State
21 Temple Temple
22 Navy Wisconsin
23 Wisconsin Navy
24 Northwestern Northwestern
25 Memphis Memphis