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College Football Rankings Update: Houston Cougars Finally Crack USA Today Coaches Poll Top 25

Case Keenum and the 6-0 Houston Cougars make their first appearance in the USA Today Coaches Poll, ranked No. 22 this week

The USA Today Coaches Poll have been released and the Houston Cougars make their first appearance in the Top 25, sitting at No. 22 in this week's poll. The Cougars are now 6-0 after thrashing the East Carolina Pirates 56-3 on Saturday night.

The Texas Longhorns took a major tumble after their 55-17 defeat on behalf of the Oklahoma Sooners, falling down to No. 21 this week.

The Texas A&M Aggies rose two spots to No. 23 after defeating the Texas Tech Red Raiders 45-40 in the final conference game between the two programs.

The Baylor Bears also cracked the Top 25, sitting at No. 24 this week, after defeating the Iowa State Cyclones in an impressive 49-26 win.

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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