Ohio State 10: Week 5 power rankings 

October, 1, 2012
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The top spot is safe.

At this point, it's as close to a sure thing as there is for Ohio State.

But behind Braxton Miller, the Buckeyes had several significant contributors as they kept their perfect start intact with a 17-16 win over Michigan State to open Big Ten action on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. And the biggest move of all came from a player who validated his previous high ranking with a return from injury that offered a clear reminder of his impact.

There was no missing the impact Bradley Roby had as he shook off his shoulder to help spark the Ohio State defense in the secondary, which means it won't take long again to find his name in the latest edition of the power rankings.

No. 1: QB Braxton Miller

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