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Nebraska climbs in AP, Coaches polls after win against Illinois

Nebraska climbs in AP, Coaches polls after win against Illinois
Posted at 6:37 PM, Oct 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-02 19:37:23-04

The Huskers are climbing yet again. After a 31-16 victory against Illinois on Saturday, Nebraska jumped up three spots in both the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll. 

Nebraska came into Saturday's game against Illinois ranked No. 15, but after the win, the Huskers are up to No. 12 in both polls. This is the highest the Huskers have been ranked since Nov. 15th, 2014. 

Nebraska is one of four Big Ten teams ranked in the top 25, including Ohio State, Michigan and Wisconsin. Here is the full AP Top 25:

1. Alabama

2. Ohio State 

3. Clemson  

4. Michigan  

5. Washington 

6. Houston 

7. Louisville 

8. Texas A&M 

9. Tennessee 

10. Miami 

11. Wisconsin 

12. Nebraska 

13. Baylor

14. Ole Miss

15. Stanford 

16. Arkansas

17. North Carolina 

18. Florida 

19. Boise State 

20. Oklahoma 

21. Colorado 

22. West Virginia 

23. Florida State 

24. Utah 

25. Virginia Tech 

 

Here is the complete Coaches Poll: 

1. Alabama 

2. Ohio State 

3. Clemson 

4. Michigan

5. Houston 

6. Washington

7. Texas A&M 

8. Louisville 

9. Tennessee 

10. Miami

11. Baylor 

12. Nebraska

13. Wisconsin 

14. Ole Miss

15. Stanford

16. North Carolina 

17. Arkansas

18. Florida 

19. Boise State

20. West Virginia 

21. Florida State 

22. Oklahoma

23. Colorado 

24. Utah 

25.Western Michigan

 

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