Polls really don't matter anymore. Traditional polls don't really matter anymore with the new college football playoff in place. But those polls are still going to get released.
In the Amway Coaches' poll, Ohio State comes in at No. 7 following Saturday's 34-17 win against Navy. Defending national champion Florida State is No. 1 followed by Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn rounding out the top five.
Michigan State is the highest-rated Big Ten team at No. 6 followed by the Buckeyes. Nebraska and Wisconsin are the two other Big Ten teams in the top 25 at 18 and 19, respectively.
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Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett was named Co-Freshman of the Week along with Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton. Against Navy, Barrett had 276 yards of total offense and two touchdowns.
"He is a very cool, collected guy, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said about Barrett on Tuesday. "I heard after the fact about some of the leadership thigns he was doing."