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Ohio State Remains No. 1 In Coaches' Poll, Alabama Falls To No. 12

Coaches poll after week four of the college football season.

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The Ohio State Buckeyes certainly didn't play their best against Northern Illinois on Saturday, but for the fourth consecutive week, they'll remain No. 1 in the Coaches' Poll. Alabama, however, which was previously ranked No. 2 in the nation, fell all the way down to No. 12 after losing at home to Ole Miss. 

TCU, Michigan State, Baylor and the aforementioned Rebels now round out the top five.

LSU, after a dominant performance against Auburn, moved up five spots to No. 9. The Tigers, meanwhile, fell all the way down to No. 25 after the loss to Leonard Fournette & Co.

For the moment, there are still seven SEC squads in the rankings. The Pac-12 now has six. Here's a look at the rankings, via USA Today.

1. Ohio State
2. TCU
3. Michigan State
4. Baylor
5. Ole Miss
6. Georgia
7. Florida State
8. Notre Dame
9. LSU
10. Clemson
11. UCLA
12. Alabama
13. Oregon
14. Oklahoma
15. Texas A&M
16. Arizona
17. Utah
18. USC
19. Northwestern
20. Georgia Tech
21. Wisconsin
22. Oklahoma State
23. Missouri
24. Stanford
25. Auburn

Here's a look at last week's rankings.