U-M at No. 25 in Inaugural Harris Interactive Poll

After dropping out of the USA Today/ESPN and AP Top-25, Michigan snuck into the inaugural Harris Interactive College Football Poll(SM) at the No. 25 spot.

Not surprisingly, USC was the overwhelming No. 1 in the inaugural Harris Interactive College Football Poll(SM), garnering 110 of 113 top votes. Texas came in at No. 2 and grabbed the other three No. 1 votes. The Harris Poll replaces the AP Poll in the current Bowl Championship Series calculations. The initial BCS rankings will be releases on Oct. 17.

After being bumped from the Top-25 of the traditional polls for the first time since the 1998 season, Michigan managed to hang on to the No. 25 spot after starting the season 2-2. The Wolverines are coming off a 23-20 loss at Wisconsin, and head into East Lansing on Saturday to face Michigan State, who came in at No. 10 in the Harris Poll. The Spartans hold the No. 11 spot in the AP Poll, and are No. 12 in the USA Today/ESPN Poll.

Ohio State is the top-ranked Big Ten team at No. 8. Six Big Ten teams managed to make the Top-25, with Wisconsin at No. 17, followed by Minnesota at No. 20, and Purdue at No. 22 joining MSU, and U-M.

The entire Harris Interactive College Football Poll(SM) can be found by clicking here.

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