Ohio State Football: Why the Buckeyes Were Ranked No. 18 in the AP Poll

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Ohio State Football: Why the Buckeyes Were Ranked No. 18 in the AP Poll
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What a terrible season it was last year for the Ohio State Buckeyes, as they finished with a 6-7 record and dropped out of the AP Poll for the first time since 2004. The good news is that Ohio State is back in the rankings, as they have landed the No. 18 spot in the 2012 preseason AP Poll.

One of the things that the college football polls do is create a lot of drama between fans. And one of the issues that many may have is the current position of the Buckeyes. How can a team that struggled mightily to score points, had a losing record and only won three conference games, begin the season ranked?

Here are the reasons why Ohio State is sitting comfortable in the most recent AP Poll.

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