ESPN updates its college football power rankings after Week 8. Where is Ohio State?

Everyone has an opinion it seems when it comes to the passion and debate of the great sport of college football in this country.

And if you’re looking for some of the opinion makers, many can be found at ESPN.

Each week, the college football staff at the behemoth sports media outlet works together to come up with an updated college football power rankings list, and it’s no different after a wild and entertaining Week 8 of the sport.

Ohio State laid the wood on Iowa’s lowly offense on Saturday, Alabama got back to its winning ways,

Tennessee did what it should against UT Martin, while Michigan and Georgia had a week off.

But how did all the action of this past weekend impact where ESPN thinks the power of college football resides?

Here’s a look at the updated ESPN top 25 power rankings after Week 8.

25. South Carolina Gamecocks (5-2) Last Week Won vs. Texas A&M (30-24) Up Next vs. Missouri

24. NC State Wolfpack (5-2) Last Week IDLE Up Next vs. Virginia Tech

23. Tulane Green Wave (7-1) Last Week Won vs. Memphis (38-28) Up Next IDLE

22. North Carolina Tar Heels (6-1) Last Week IDLE Up Next vs. Pittsburgh

21. Cincinnati Bearcats (6-1) Last Week Won at SMU (29-27) Up Next at UCF

20. LSU Tigers (6-2) Last Week Won vs. Ole Miss (45-20) Up Next IDLE

19. Syracuse Orange (6-1) Last Week Lost at Clemson (27-21) Up Next vs. Notre Dame

18. Kansas State Wildcats (5-2) Last Week Lost at TCU (38-28) Up Next vs. Oklahoma State

17. Kentucky Wildcats (5-2) Last Week IDLE Up Next at Tennessee

16. Illinois Fighting Illini (6-1) Last Week IDLE Up Next at Nebraska

15. Ole Miss Rebels (7-1) Last Week Lost at LSU (45-20) Up Next at Texas A&M

14. Utah Utes (5-2) Last Week IDLE Up Next at Washington State

13. UCLA Bruins (6-1) Last Week Lost at Oregon (45-30) Up Next vs. Stanford

12. Penn State Nittany Lions (6-1) Last Week Won vs. Minnesota (45-17) Up Next vs. Ohio State

11. Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-1) Last Week Won vs. Boston College (43-15) Up Next at Louisville

10. USC Trojans (6-1) Last Week IDLE Up Next at Arizona

9. Oklahoma State Cowboys (6-1) Last Week Won vs. Texas (41-34) Up Next at Kansas State

8. Oregon Ducks (6-1) Last Week Won vs. UCLA (45-30) Up Next at California

7. TCU Horned Frogs (7-0) Last Week Won vs. Kansas State (38-28) Up Next at West Virginia

6. Alabama Crimson Tide (7-1) Last Week Won vs. Mississippi State (30-6) Up Next IDLE

5. Clemson Tigers (8-0) Last Week Won vs. Syracuse (27-21) Up Next IDLE

4. Michigan Wolverines (7-0) Last Week IDLE Up Next vs. Michigan State

3. Tennessee Volunteers (7-0) Last Week Won vs. UT Martin (65-24) Up Next vs. Kentucky

2. Georgia Bulldogs (7-0) Last Week IDLE Up Next vs. Florida

1. Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0) Last Week Won vs. Iowa (54-10) Up Next at Penn State


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