Horns Hold Steady At No. 6 In Both Polls

The top six teams in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today (coaches) poll remained the same when ratings were released late Sunday afternoon. Texas held on to the No. 6 position following its 46-15 drubbing of Texas A&M Friday.

Oklahoma tied Notre Dame for the most No. 1 rankings in AP poll history at 95 when the Sooners remained the unanimous choice of sports writers and broadcasters. Rounding out the Top 5 in both polls are USC, LSU, Michigan and Georgia.

Other Big 12 teams listed this week include Kansas State (No. 13 in both polls) and Oklahoma State (No. 22 in both polls). Nebraska's win at Colorado was enough to elevate the Huskers two spots in both rankings (No. 21 Coaches; No. 23 AP) but not enough to save head coach Frank Solich his job. Solich was fired Saturday after six years at the helm. On the heels of a 7-7 season, the bowl-bound Huskers finished 9-3 but got rolled in losses to Texas and Kansas State.

The new BCS rankings will be released Monday afternoon, and despite holding steady in the AP and ESPN rankings, the Horns are expected to drop from No. 6 to No. 7 in the BCS, switching places with former No. 7 Georgia. The Bulldogs beat Georgia Tech Saturday and will face BCS No. 3 LSU in the SEC Championship Game this coming Saturday while OU will square off with K-State in the Big 12 title game and USC will take on Oregon State.

AP TOP 10
1. OU
2. USC
3. LSU
4. MICHIGAN
5. GEORGIA
6. TEXAS
7. TENNESSEE
8. OHIO STATE
9. FLORIDA STATE
10. MIAMI

COACHES TOP 10
1. OU
2. USC
3. LSU
4. MICHIGAN
5. GEORGIA
6. TEXAS
7. OHIO STATE
8. TENNESSEE
9. FLORIDA STATE
10. MIAMI


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