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Wisconsin football: Badgers move up to No. 21 in coaches poll, No. 22 in AP Top 25

After their 28-3 victory over the Trojans, the Badgers moved up in both polls.

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Not even 24 hours after the Wisconsin Badgers dispatched the Troy Trojans 28-3 at Camp Randall Stadium, voters bumped up the Badgers in both the Amway Coaches Poll and the AP Top 25 to Nos. 21 and 22, respectively. The Badgers moved up two spots in each poll.

The Big Ten currently has four teams in the Top 25 in both polls, including two in the top three of each. Ohio State is No. 1 in both, while AP voters moved Michigan State up to No. 2. Coaches locked in Michigan State at No. 3 this week.

Who would have thought Northwestern would be ranked this season? After wins against Stanford and Duke, the Wildcats are Nos. 17 and 19 in the AP and coaches poll, respectively. They may be the biggest threat to the Badgers in the Big Ten West division aside from Iowa.

AP Coaches Massey
1 Ohio State (42) Ohio State (61) Ohio State
2 Michigan State (7) TCU Alabama
3 TCU (tie) Michigan State (3) Georgia
4 Ole Miss (tie) (11) Baylor Ole Miss
5 Baylor Ole Miss Michigan State
6 Notre Dame Georgia TCU
7 Georgia Florida State Baylor
8 LSU Notre Dame Florida State
10 Florida State Clemson LSU
11 Clemson UCLA Notre Dame
12 Alabama Alabama Georgia Tech
13 Oregon Oregon Clemson
14 Texas A&M Oklahoma Oklahoma
15 Oklahoma Texas A&M Texas A&M
16 Arizona Arizona Oregon
17 Northwestern Utah USC
18 Utah USC Stanford
19 USC Northwestern Arizona
20 Georgia Tech Georgia Tech Utah
21 Stanford Wisconsin Wisconsin
22 Wisconsin Oklahoma State Northwestern
23 BYU Missouri Kansas State
24 Oklahoma State Stanford BYU
25 Missouri Auburn West Virginia