The Longhorns are the third-highest ranked Big 12 school. Oklahoma also moved down after winning, to No. 5. West Virginia moved up to a tie at No. 9 with South Carolina. Also from the Big 12 in the poll were Oklahoma State at No. 18, TCU at No. 20 and Kansas State at No. 21.
Texas (1-0) will look to impress voters again Saturday at home against New Mexico at 7 p.m.
Texas State, out of the Sun Belt conference, received 10 votes after its stunning upset win over Houston last weekend.
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