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Mark Dantonio’s Nephew Implies Ohio State, Michigan Get Favorable Treatment In Polls

A closeup of Mark Dantonio looking at his play sheet.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio looks on against the Stanford Cardinal during the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The nephew of Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio is not happy with the way the polls have treated Michigan and Ohio State.

Johnny Dantonio implied on Twitter this morning that money and fan base size have caused Michigan and OSU to receive favorable treatment.

His reasoning? Both teams lost to unranked teams this year and fell minimally in the rankings.

One inaccuracy in Dantonio's tweet. Ohio State actually dropped from No. 2 to No. 6 in the AP Poll and from No. 2 to No. 8 in the Coaches' Poll after losing to Penn State last month.

Michigan, however, fell from No. 2 to No. 4 in the AP after losing to Iowa on Saturday. The Wolverines dropped from No. 3 to No. 4 in the Coaches' Poll.