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Monday, November 5, 2012
Ohio State 10: Week 10

By Austin Ward

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There wasn't much room for movement.

Ohio State did what it had to do against an overmatched opponent, and it got key contributions from all the usual suspects Saturday in the weekly power rankings in a 52-22 throttling of Illinois.

It should come as no surprise, then, that the top spots on offense and defense remain the same heading into the bye week, though there was a bit of shuffling deeper into the rankings. Thanks to this needed off week of recovery for the Buckeyes, those spots are safe for close to two weeks now until the trip to Wisconsin is in the books and the attention turns to The Game -- and a potential run at perfection.

No. 1: QB Braxton Miller

Ryan Shazier
Ryan Shazier is a big reason why Ohio State's defense has improved over the season.
No. 2: LB Ryan Shazier
No. 3: RB Carlos Hyde 
No. 4: CB Bradley Roby
No. 5: DT Johnathan Hankins

No. 6: DE John Simon
No. 7: FB/LB Zach Boren
No. 8: DE Nathan Williams
No. 9: WR Corey "Philly" Brown
No. 10: LT Jack Mewhort
Honorable mention: Garrett GoebelTravis HowardReid FragelEtienne SabinoChristian BryantDevin SmithCorey LinsleyKenny Guiton, Jake Stoneburner