October 31, 2014

Badgers ranked 23rd in the Coaches Poll

The preseason edition of the USA Today Coaches Football Poll came out Thursday.

The Wisconsin Badgers start the year ranked 23rd, the lowest of the five Big Ten teams to make the top 25.  Ohio State is the highest ranked team in the conference at #2.  The other three teams are Michigan at 17, Nebraska at 18 and Northwestern at 22.

Here is the entire top 25:

#1 Alabama (58)
#2 Ohio State (3)
#3 Oregon
#4 Stanford
#5 Georgia
#6 Texas A&M (1)
#7 South Carolina
#8 Clemson
#9 Louisville
#10 Florida
#11 Notre Dame
#12 Florida State
#13 LSU
#14 Oklahoma State
#15 Texas
#16 Oklahoma
#17 Michigan
#18 Nebraska
#19 Boise State
#20 TCU
#21 UCLA
#22 Northwestern
#23 Wisconsin
#24 USC
#25 Oregon State