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AP Top 25 Takeaways: Clemson, OSU escape; 'Bama bashes Vols

The college football season reached its midway point, with a chance for some major movement at the top of the rankings.

Instead No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson survived in overtime and Alabama left no doubt who is No. 1

Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from Week 7:

1. Ohio State has now won 20 straight road games , or every road game Urban Meyer has coached the Buckeyes.

2. On Wisconsin's last play of overtime, the Buckeyes rushed four against the Badgers' five offensive linemen and not one of the pass rushers was blocked cleanly.

3. Clemson was sloppy. Clemson was lucky. Clemson won and that's all that matters. Style points in the College Football...