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Cowboys Move Up Two Spots in Week 5 AP Top 25

The Cowboys climbed two spots after their win in Waco.



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It was another wild weekend in the Big 12, and college football in general, but the Cowboys stayed unbeaten, taking down a ranked Baylor team in Waco.

For their trouble, the Cowboys earned a No. 7 ranking, up from 9, in the latest AP Top 25. OSU remained static at No. 7 in the latest Coaches poll.

Before we look at the fallout from Week 5, here’s a look at the full AP ranking.

Rank Team
1 Alabama
2 Georgia
3 Ohio State
4 Michigan
5 Clemson
6 Southern California
7 Oklahoma State
8 Tennessee
9 Ole Miss
10 Penn State
11 Utah
12 Oregon
13 Kentucky
14 NC State
15 Wake Forest
16 Brigham Young
17 TCU
19 Kansas
20 Kansas State
21 Washington
22 Syracuse
23 Mississippi State
24 Cincinnati
25 LSU
Elsewhere Around the Big 12

Oklahoma: out. Kansas, TCU and Kansas State: in. What a world.

Two weeks ago, the Sooners were No. 6 in the rankings. But following their second-straight loss to start conference play, Oklahoma found itself outside of both the AP and Coaches Top 25. OU received two votes from AP voters.

Baylor also fellow out of the rankings from 16th after the loss to OSU. Baylor received 88 votes, good for second out of the Top 25.

TCU (17), Kansas (19) and Kansas State (20) each debuted in the middle of the rankings.

Future Big 12 schools, BYU (16) and Cincinnati (24) were also represented.

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