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College Football Rankings, Week 6: Michigan State Passes Michigan In AP Poll

There was a lot of discussion on both Michigan and Michigan State message boards last night about where their teams would end up in the new college football rankings. Well, the AP Poll is out, and Michigan State has leapfrogged Michigan in this week's top 25.

  1. Alabama (5-0)
  2. Ohio State (5-0)
  3. Oregon (5-0)
  4. Boise State (4-0)
  5. TCU (5-0)
  6. Oklahoma (5-0)
  7. Nebraska (4-0)
  8. Auburn (5-0)
  9. Arizona (4-0)
  10. Utah (4-0)
  11. Arkansas (3-1)
  12. LSU (5-0)
  13. Miami (3-1)
  14. Florida (4-1)
  15. Iowa (4-1)
  16. Stanford (4-1)
  17. Michigan State (5-0)
  18. Michigan (5-0)
  19. South Carolina (3-1)
  20. Wisconsin (4-1)
  21. Nevada (5-0)
  22. Oklahoma State (4-0)
  23. Florida State (4-1)
  24. Missouri (4-0)
  25. Air Force (4-1)

Based on their resumes so far, MSU should be ranked above Michigan. The Spartans' win over Wisconsin is much better than anything on Michigan's schedule, so the change makes sense. Then again, the rankings don't mean a whole lot right now considering Saturday's game will determine who should be ranked higher. By next Sunday the winner will be knocking on the door of the top ten and the loser will be back out of the top 20.