The numbers like the Buckeyes and the Wolverines after what they did in Week 1.
Both Ohio State and Michigan moved up a spot in the latest S&P+ rankings. The analytic rankings put out by Football Outsiders are based on “play-by-play and drive data.”
Michigan’s defense was ranked second in the S&P+ rankings after a stifling performance against Florida. The Wolverines as a team jumped into the No. 9 spot nationally, moving above conference rival Penn State.
Ohio State, meanwhile, moved up a spot to No. 2 in the country. The Buckeyes’ offense and defense both rank in the top 10 of the S&P rankings.
Here is the full top 10 for the S&P+ rankings, with where each team ranks nationally in offense, defense and special teams.
|Team||Offensive S&P+ ranking||Defensive S&P+ ranking||Special teams S&P+ ranking|
|No. 1 Alabama||13||1||57|
|No. 2 Ohio State||8||7||26|
|No. 3 Clemson||28||5||37|
|No. 4 LSU||19||6||95|
|No. 5 Florida State||9||8||128|
|No. 6 Oklahoma||1||48||93|
|No. 7 USC||3||16||29|
|No. 8 Auburn||25||9||30|
|No. 9 Michigan||45||2||39|
|No. 10 Penn State||6||15||96|
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