Texas falls out of the top 25; Oklahoma rises to number 3

As quickly as Texas rose to college football last week, it fell.

After a 40-21 loss to No. 15 in Texas against Arkansas unclassified, the Longhorns fell from the top 25 on Sunday USA Today coach survey.

Meanwhile, Oklahoma, Longhorns ’rival teammate, who won 76-0 in West Carolina on Saturday, rose one spot to No. 3.

Elsewhere in the Big 12, Oklahoma State rose one place to No. 22 after its 28-23 victory over Tulsa, while Iowa State fell to No. 24 after its defeat. by 27-17 against Iowa.

Texas A&M survived a Colorado scare, winning Saturday by 10-7 after losing starting quarterback Haynes King to injury, keeping Agies ’sufferer at No. 5 in the standings.

USA Today Coaches Survey

RankEquipmentRecordPoints
1.Alabama2-01,599
2.Georgia2-01,534
3.Oklahoma2-01,432
4.Oregon2-01,335
5.Texas A&M2-01,284
6.Clemson1-11,259
7.Iowa2-01,149
8.Cincinnati2-01,096
9.Florida2-01,078
10.Mother of God2-01,040
11.State of Ohio1-11,026
12.Penn State2-0981
13.UCLA2-0775
14.State of Iowa1-1604
15.Virginia Tech2-0581
16.Be young2-0535
17.Wisconsin1-1528
18.Coastal Carolina2-0492
19.North Carolina1-1300
20.Auburn2-0264
21.State of Arizona2-0246
22.Oklahoma State2-0222
23.BYU2-0213
24.Arkansas2-0196
25.Michigan2-0180

Others receiving votes: Miami 135; Southern California 99; Central Florida 65; Michigan State 63; Freedom 63; Texas Christian 57; Pittsburgh 52; Kentucky 50; Utah 41; Texas 36; State of Kansas 28; Indiana 28; State of Louisiana 26; Nevada 18; Boston College 14; Fresno State 13; Southern Methodist 10; Rutgers 10; UL Lafayette 9; San Diego State 9; Mississippi State 9; Army 9; Tulane 6; Maryland 6; San Jose State 5; NC State 5; Virginia 4; Marshall 4; Stanford 3; Air Force 3; Texas-San Antonio 1; Memphis 1; State of Boise 1.

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Texas running back Bijan Robinson (5) overtook Arkansas defensive lineman John Ridgeway (99) for a touchdown in the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, September 11 of 2021, in Fayetteville, Ark.  (Photo AP / Michael Woods)

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