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College Football Rankings, Week 12: Blowout over Iowa State puts Texas at No. 15 in Coaches' Poll

The Longhorns took care of the Iowa State Cyclones, 33-7 on Saturday, and are now No. 15 in the latest Coaches' Poll.

Cooper Neill

Winners of four straight, the Texas Longhorns have caught fire at just the right time. With their 33-7 win over Iowa State on Saturday, the Longhorns are now No. 15 in the Coaches' Poll and are third in the Big 12.

Texas jumped out to a 14-0 lead over Iowa State after one quarter and never looked back, keeping the Cyclones off the scoreboard the entire second half to secure the win.

The Longhorns are now one of five Big 12 teams in the Top 25. Oklahoma State and Texas Tech entered at the bottom two spots following wins this week.

Outside of the Big 12, the rankings saw a huge change at the top. Alabama lost to Texas A&M and dropped to No. 5, leaving the No. 1 spot open for Oregon, who improved to 10-0 with a win over Cal.

The Ducks are followed by Kansas State and Notre Dame, both also 10-0, to round out the top three. Georgia came in at No. 4.

The complete Coaches' Poll can be found here:

1. Oregon
2. Kansas State
3. Notre Dame
4. Georgia
5. Alabama
6. Florida State
7. Florida
8. LSU
9. Clemson
10. Texas A&M
11. South Carolina
12. Oklahoma
13. Stanford
14. Nebraska
15. Texas
16. UCLA
17. Oregon State
18. Louisville
19. La. Tech
20. Rutgers
21. USC
22. Boise State
23. Michigan
24. Oklahoma State
25. Texas Tech

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