College Football Rankings, Week 14: Penn State Nittany Lions No. 19 In USA Today/Coaches Poll

The Penn State football program lost its third game of the 2011-12 season Saturday, 45-7, at the University of Wisconsin, and the result led to a drop in the latest college football rankings, released Sunday afternoon.

After being ranked No. 19 in the USA Today/Coaches Poll last week, the Nittany Lions (9-3) fell to No. 22 this week. Penn State is the lowest of the five ranked Big Ten schools, as Michigan State (No. 9), Wisconsin (No. 12), Michigan (No. 16) and Nebraska (No. 19) are all ranked ahead of PSU. The Spartans and Badgers will meet each other in the inaugural Big Ten Conference Championship (8:17 p.m. on FOX), Saturday, Dec. 3.

Meanwhile, the USA Today's top five looks a bit different than the AP Poll's. LSU remains No. 1 overall, while Alabama, Virginia Tech, Stanford and Oklahoma State round out the USA Today's top five. Here's the rest of the top 25 rankings:

1) LSU
2) Alabama
3) Virginia Tech
4) Stanford
5) Oklahoma State
6) Houston
7) Oregon
8) Boise State
9) Michigan State
10) Arkansas
11) Oklahoma
12) Wisconsin
13) South Carolina
14) Georgia
15) Kansas State
16) Michigan
17) TCU
18) Baylor
19) Nebraska
20) West Virginia
21) Clemson
22) Penn State
23) Southern Mississippi
24) Florida State
25) Cincinnati

For more on the college football rankings, check out SB Nation's college football homepage. Also, check out Back Shoe Diaries for everything Nittany Lions football.

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