Sooners inch closer to USC in latest polls

Jason White, Adrian Peterson and the Sooners stayed at No. 2 in the Associated Press and Coaches Polls after the bye week. The Sooners, who have the third-longest active streak in the AP Poll (72 weeks), have also been ranked in the top 10 in all but one week since Oct. 6, 2000. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Oklahoma football team didn't play last week, but that didn't keep them from gaining ground on top-ranked USC in the latest polls.

The Trojans, who survived an upset with a 31-28 comeback win over Stanford, lost eight first place votes to the Sooners in the latest Associated Press Poll. USC currently holds 46 first place votes to OU's 18 in the AP Poll, but lead by only 35 overall points. In the Coaches Poll, the Trojans hold a 45-14 edge in first place votes.

The Sooners, who have been ranked among the AP Top 10 in every week but one since Oct. 6, 2000, currently hold the third-longest active streak of being ranked in the Associated Press Poll at 72 weeks. Michigan currently leads with 92 followed by Miami with 74.

See below for the links to the latest polls.

Associated Press Poll

Coaches Poll

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