Wisconsin is rated No. 21 in the Associated Press preseason college football poll released Saturday.
The Badgers are one of four Big Ten teams rated in the top 25. Defending national champion Ohio State is rated No. 2 behind Oklahoma. The Buckeyes received 27 first-place votes and 1,532 points. Oklahoma tallied 32 first-place votes and 1,573 points.
Michigan and Purdue also earned rankings in the AP poll. Michigan is fourth, with 1,329 points and two first-place votes. Purdue came in at No. 19 with 468 points. Wisconsin has 350 points in the poll.