NCAA football rankings, Week 7: Texas, TCU slide down in Coaches Poll

Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Texas and TCU lost ground in the Coaches Poll this week while Texas A&M cracked the top 25 with their impressive win over Ole Miss.

The state of Texas retained three teams inside the Coaches Poll for Week 7 of the college football season, with the Texas Longhorns the highest-ranked of them all at No. 15 this week.

Texas fell six spots after their loss to No. 4 West Virginia on Saturday, 48-45, while South Carolina and Kansas State joined the Mountaineers in the top five this week alongside No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Oregon.

Texas A&M made the grade this week, jumping to No. 21 after missing the top 25 the week prior after sneaking past Ole Miss, 30-27, this weekend. As for TCU, they took a big tumble down the rankings after losing to Iowa State, 37-23, falling from No. 13 to No. 23 this week.

Below is the complete top 25. You can check out Sports Illustrated's college rankings page for all the latest this week.

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Alabama (58) 5-0 1,474 1
2 Oregon (1) 6-0 1,411 2
3 South Carolina 6-0 1,345 6
4 West Virginia 5-0 1,296 7
5 Kansas State 5-0 1,216 8
6 Florida 5-0 1,165 11
7 Notre Dame 5-0 1,152 10
8 LSU 5-1 961 3
9 USC 4-1 940 12
10 Oklahoma 3-1 872 14
11 Florida State 5-1 819 4
12 Georgia 5-1 761 5
13 Clemson 5-1 759 15
14 Oregon State 4-0 691 17
15 Texas 4-1 663 9
16 Louisville 5-0 628 16
17 Stanford 4-1 577 18
18 Mississippi State 5-0 558 19
19 Rutgers 5-0 410 21
20 Cincinnati 4-0 365 23
21 Texas A&M 4-1 208 NR
22 Boise State 4-1 197 25
23 TCU 4-1 194 13
24 Louisiana Tech 5-0 131 NR
25 Iowa State 4-1 73 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Arizona State 61, Baylor 52, Michigan 33, Northwestern 31, Michigan State 27, Ohio 23, Nebraska 18, Texas Tech 11, Duke 10, Wisconsin 8, Western Kentucky 7, North Carolina State 6, Louisiana-Lafayette 6, Oklahoma State 5, San Jose State 4, Louisiana-Monroe 3, Nevada 2, Toledo 2

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