Iowa up to No. 2 in AP football rankings

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Iowa Hawkeyes have earned their highest ranking since 1985 after winning a top-five matchup against Penn State on Saturday.

Iowa moved up a spot to No. 2 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll released on Sunday.

The Hawkeyes defeated then-No. 4 Penn State 23-20 on Saturday to become 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Big Ten.

This is the Hawkeyes’ highest ranking since they reached No. 1 in 1985, according to the Associated Press.

Iowa hosts Purdue on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 2:30 p.m.

AP TOP 25

  1. Georgia
  2. Iowa
  3. Cincinnati
  4. Oklahoma
  5. Alabama
  6. Ohio State
  7. Penn State
  8. Michigan
  9. Oregon
  10. Michigan State
  11. Kentucky
  12. Oklahoma State
  13. Ole Miss
  14. Notre Dame
  15. Coastal Carolina
  16. Wake Forest
  17. Arkansas
  18. Arizona State
  19. Brigham Young
  20. Florida
  21. Texas A&M
  22. North Carolina State
  23. SMU
  24. San Diego State
  25. Texas

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