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NCAA Football Rankings Week 7: Sooners Rise To The Top Spot Once Again

The Oklahoma Sooners remain atop the Coaches Poll, the Texas Longhorns fall to No. 21

The USA Today Coaches Poll have been released and the Oklahoma Sooners still reign atop the standings this week. Oklahoma's triumphant 55-17 victory over the Texas Longhorns in the annual Red River Rivalry reinforces the Sooners position at No. 1, while Texas takes a tumble down to the No. 21 spot.

Recovering from a tough defeat by Kansas State last week, Baylor Bears recovered with a quality 49-26 victory over Iowa St. Cyclones, leaving them ranked at No. 24 this week

The full Coaches Poll top 25 for Week 7:

Team (first-place votes) Record Points Last week's poll
1. Oklahoma (32) 5-0 1,434 1
2. LSU (15) 6-0 1,409 2
3. Alabama (11) 6-0 1,399 3
4. Wisconsin (1) 5-0 1,244 5
5. Stanford 5-0 1,232 4
6. Boise State 5-0 1,170 6
7. Oklahoma State 5-0 1,168 7
8. Clemson 6-0 1,046 8
9. Oregon 4-1 995 9
10. Michigan 6-0 891 11
11. Arkansas 5-1 871 12
12. Georgia Tech 6-0 805 13
13. South Carolina 5-1 678 14
14. Nebraska 5-1 671 15
15. Illinois 6-0 634 16
16. West Virginia 5-1 528 19
17. Virginia Tech 5-1 523 17
18. Kansas State 5-0 462 21
19. Michigan State 4-1 431 20
20. Arizona State 5-1 343 24
21. Texas 4-1 243 10
22. Houston 6-0 200 NR
23. Texas A&M 3-2 198 25
24. Baylor 4-1 185 NR
25. Penn State 5-1 77 NR

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