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How far did TCU drop in Top 25 poll following Ohio State loss?

TCU dropped two spots in the Associated Press’ Top 25 poll following its loss to Ohio State on Saturday night.

The latest poll has the Frogs ranked at No. 17. They went into the contest ranked No. 15 against the No. 4-ranked Buckeyes. TCU had its chances to pull the upset, but fell late in a 40-28 game at AT&T Stadium.

TCU fell short in its upset bid of Ohio State on Saturday night. The Buckeyes went to a 40-28 victory, but the Frogs flashed on the night.

The TCU-Ohio State game was the most-watched college football game of the season on any network, drawing a 4.9 rating according to an ESPN news release. The game had an overnight peak of 5.9 during the third quarter when 34 points were scored (including 20 unanswered by Ohio State).

Columbus, Ohio was the No. 1 market for the game, earning a 41.1 rating followed by other Ohio cities in Dayton (23.2), Cleveland (20.9) and Cincinnati (12.5). Dallas--Fort Worth ranked as the No. 7 viewing market with a 9.1 rating behind Oklahoma City (11.3) and Tulsa (9.2).

Ohio State stayed at No. 4 in the poll. The top teams remained the same with Alabama (1), Georgia (2) and Clemson (3).

Oklahoma is the highest-ranked Big 12 team at No. 5. West Virginia is No. 12, Oklahoma State is No. 15 and TCU is No. 17. The Texas Longhorns -- TCU’s next opponent -- received 12 votes following their win over USC on Saturday.

Other notable Texas schools include Texas A&M, checking in at No. 22, and North Texas, which received four votes.

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