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On Sunday the updated AP Poll, Coaches Poll, and Sagarin rankings for week 8 were released. To no one’s surprise Baylor remains in the second spot in all three rankings after their win over a reeling West Virginia team. TCU’s road struggles continued on Saturday when they fell behind Iowa State 21-14 in the first quarter before putting the Cyclones away with 31 unanswered points in the final three quarters. The Horned Frogs remained in third place in Coaches Poll and Sagarin rankings however they fell to fourth in the AP Poll.

Oklahoma State enjoyed a much-needed bye and watched as teams ahead them lost.  The net effect of their weekend off saw the Cowboys moving up two spots in the AP Poll to 14th and three spots in the Coaches Poll to take the 12th spot.

Oklahoma did their best to right their ship with a 55-0 beat down of Kansas State in Manhattan the week after a disastrous loss in the Red River Showdown to Texas. They moved up two spots in the AP Poll to 17th and four spots to 15th in the Coaches Poll. Surprisingly the Sooners moved up three spots to fourth in the Sagarin rankings.

Texas Tech received votes in both polls after surviving a potential trap game at Kansas. The Red Raiders were the only other Big 12 team outside of the top 25 in each poll receiving votes.


Coaches Poll

AP Poll

Sagarin Ratings

1 Ohio State Ohio State Alabama
2 Baylor Baylor Baylor
3 TCU Utah TCU
4 Michigan St TCU Oklahoma
5 LSU LSU Ohio State
6 Clemson Clemson Clemson
7 Utah Michigan St Utah
8 Alabama Alabama Stanford
9 Florida St Florida St Notre Dame
10 Notre Dame Stanford LSU
11 Stanford Notre Dame Florida St
12 OK State Iowa Florida
13 Iowa Florida Michigan
14 Florida OK State Iowa
15 Oklahoma Texas A&M USC
16 Texas A&M Michigan Texas A&M
17 Memphis Oklahoma OK State
18 Michigan Memphis Ole Miss
19 Cal Toledo Michigan St
20 Toledo Cal Georgia
21 Duke Houston Wisconsin
22 Houston Temple Cal
23 Ole Miss Duke Tennessee
24 Temple Ole Miss Miss St
25 Georgia Pitt Boise St



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