NCAA football rankings, Week 7: Texas drops 6 spots after loss to West Virginia

Tim Heitman-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

After their upset loss to West Virginia, Mack Brown and the Longhorns tumbled out of the top 10 in the latest Coaches' Poll.

The Texas Longhorns dropped six spots to No. 15 in the Week 7 Coaches' Poll after their home loss to West Virginia. The Longhorns were favorites by a touchdown at home, but Geno Smith and the Mountaineers pulled off the late upset in a shootout in Austin. Newcomer WVU carries the banner for the Big 12 after their win, moving up three spots in the Coaches' Poll to No. 4.

Oklahoma was another beneficiary of the shake up in the top 10, with the Sooners moving up four spots to No. 10 in advance of this week's Red River Rivalry. The annual game in Dallas will promptly provide the Horns an opportunity to begin their climb back towards the top 10. The complete Week 7 poll is below.

Check out S.I.'s Coaches' Poll Top 25 page.

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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