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NCAA Football Rankings, Week 11: Texas moves to No. 17 in Coaches Poll

Texas moved up to the No. 17 spot in the latest USA Today Coaches poll.

John Rieger-US PRESSWIRE

The Week 11 USA Today Coaches Poll is out, and the Texas Longhorns made a jump to the No. 17 spot after their 31-22 win over the previously ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders.

The TCU Horned Frogs were unable to crack the top 25 in this latest edition, though they did did receive 37 points. TCU defeated then-No. 19 West Virginia Mountaineers this week.

As for other Big 12 teams in the polls, the BCS title chances for the Kansas St. Wildcats are still intact, as they remain at the No. 3 spot and trail Oregon and Alabama. Oklahoma actually dropped a spot to No. 13 after they defeated Iowa State.

Here is the complete USA Today Coaches Poll:

Rank Team Record Points First Place Votes Previous Rank
1
Alabama
9-0 1475 59 1
2
Oregon
9-0 1399 0 2
3
Kansas St.
9-0 1370 0 3
4
Notre Dame
9-0 1289 0 4
5
Georgia
8-1 1218 0 6
6
Florida St.
8-1 1147 0 7
7
Florida
8-1 1091 0 8
8
Clemson
8-1 1013 0 9
9
LSU
7-2 998 0 5
10
Louisville
9-0 940 0 10
11
South Carolina
7-2 880 0 11
12
Oregon St.
7-1 807 0 13
13
Oklahoma
6-2 800 0 12
14
Texas A&M
7-2 736 0 16
15
Stanford
7-2 705 0 15
16
Nebraska
7-2 513 0 21
17
Texas
7-2 485 0 22
18
Louisiana Tech
8-1 363 0 23
19
UCLA
7-2 333 0 NR
20
Rutgers
7-1 264 0 25
21
Northwestern
7-2 234 0 NR
22
USC
6-3 224 0 17
23
Mississippi St.
7-2 186 0 18
24
Boise St.
7-2 126 0 14
25
Toledo
8-1 108 0 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Northern Illinois (9-1) 88; Texas Tech (6-3) 68; Michigan (6-3) 48; Oklahoma State (5-3) 41; Cincinnati (6-2) 38; TCU (6-3) 37; Ohio (8-1) 34; Kent State (8-1) 32; Wisconsin (6-3) 25; Utah State (8-2) 13; Central Florida (7-2) 12; San Diego State (7-3) 7; West Virginia (5-3) 7; Fresno State (7-3) 4; Louisiana-Monroe (6-3) 4; Tulsa (7-2) 4; Washington (5-4) 4; Arizona State (5-4) 3; Middle Tennessee (6-3) 2.

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