Oklahoma, idle last Saturday, remained atop the ratings services. The Sooners open Big 12 play at Iowa State this weekend. Miami, Ohio State, Virginia Tech and Florida State round out the Top 5 in both polls.
The Horns are one of four Big 12 schools ranked this week, and the only rated conference team scheduled to play the other three this season. Nebraska parlayed its Thursday night win at Southern Miss into a No. 8 ranking in the coaches poll while checking in at No. 12 in the AP. Kansas State, Texas league opening opponent this Saturday (2:30 p.m., CDT) at Royal-Memorial Stadium in an ABC-Sports regional telecast. Missouri dropped out of the ratings following its upset loss at Kansas.
Note: ESPN's College Gameday will telecast from the Forty Acres this weekend.