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Penn State drops to No. 7 in AP poll following 1st loss

Everything was going well for James Franklin and No. 2 Penn State, as the Nittany Lions entered the fourth quarter with a 15-point advantage Saturday over Ohio State.

Then Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett threw for three touchdowns in the final quarter to defeat the Nittany Lions in heartbreaking fashion, 39-38.

As a result, the Nittany Lions fell to No. 7 in the latest AP poll, their worst position of the season.

Georgia moved up to No. 2 and took two first-place votes from top-ranked Alabama in a major reshuffling of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll.

Every team in the top 10 except idle Alabama changed positions in the poll released Sunday following Ohio State's last-second victory over Penn State and Iowa State's win over TCU. The Crimson Tide finished with 59 first-place votes, and Georgia snared two after turning the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party" into a 42-7 runaway over rival Florida.

Ohio State moved up three places after rallying to beat then-No. 2 Penn State, Wisconsin climbed one spot to No. 4 and Notre Dame rounded out the top 5 by moving up four places.

Penn State dropped to No. 7 behind Clemson, followed by Oklahoma, Miami and TCU, which dropped six spots after its 14-7 loss to the Cyclones .

Alabama and Georgia give the SEC the top two spots in the poll for the first time since 2013. The last conference to go 1-2 in the poll was the Big Ten in 2015, when Ohio State and Michigan State sat atop the poll.

To view the rest of the AP poll, click here.