As we approach the final 4 weeks of the conference schedule, things are beginning to take shape, but there are still some key games. After losses by West Virginia and Baylor, there is a new #1 in this weeks power rankings.
We take a look at the Big 12 Power Rankings after eight weeks of play.
1. Oklahoma Sooners
Oklahoma takes the top spot this week after crushing Kansas last weekend. OU is still the most talented team in the Big 12, but still has tough games against Baylor and West Virginia coming up.
2. West Virginia Mountaineers
How will West Virginia respond to their first loss of the season? It should be fairly easy, as they welcome the Kansas Jayhawks to Morgantown.
3. Baylor Bears
Baylor let one slip away in Austin, but that memory has to be short lived. The schedule doesn't do them any favors and it shows, with a tough game against TCU coming up in Waco.
4. Oklahoma State Cowboys
Frankly, Baylor, WVU and OSU are on equal footing, but the Cowboys pulled the shocker last week upsetting West Virginia.
5. Kansas State Wildcats
The Wildcats welcome Oklahoma State on Saturday. Can Kansas State get another huge win at home?
6. Texas Longhorns
The Longhorns stole a game away from the Bears, as Texas kicked a FG with a minute left in the game to beat the Bears 35-34. Can Charlie Strong save his job?
7. Texas Tech Red Raiders
Texas Tech had a huge win against TCU, but Texas had the better win. They are on equal footing if you ask me though.
8. TCU Horned Frogs
What was once a darkhorse CFB playoff team has now turned into a 4-4 team that is looking for answers at QB and on defense. It doesn't get any easier, as the Horned Frogs head to Waco this weekend.
9. Iowa State Cyclones
Can Iowa State make some magic happen against OU this Thursday night?
10. Kansas Jayhawks
They will continue to hold this spot until they can actually win a game, but they are showing some improvement.