Illini Ranked No. 16 In AP Poll

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(CBS) Off to their first 6-0 start since 1951, the Illini moved up to No. 16 in the AP poll and No. 15 in the USA Today Coaches poll.

After it’s 41-20 victory over Indiana on Saturday, Illinois moved up three spots in the AP poll.

The next challenge for the undefeated Illini will be Saturday against Ohio State — a team they haven’t beaten since 2007.

Pacing Illinois is the nation’s top receiver, A.J. Jenkins, whose 815 receiving¬† yards are good for best in the country. Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase ranks fifth nationally in passing efficiency (175.83).

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