Alabama still sits on top of the AP Top 25 poll, but Penn State's 39-28 win over No. 24 Northwestern two weeks ago again earned the Nittany Lions a vote in the poll
Penn State was off this week, but the Nittany Lions have won four games in a row since losing their first two games of the season. Penn State travels to play Iowa on Saturday.
Oregon, Florida, Kansas State and Notre Dame round out the top five.