Auburn climbed to No. 6 in both polls coming off a victory at Tennessee. California also moved up to the No. 7 position in the polls. After beating North Carolina 38-16, Florida State grabs the No. 8 slot in both polls.
Following several upsets that dropped some teams out of the top 10, winning teams slid up to fill the void. Virginia rose to No. 9 in the Coaches poll (No. 10 in AP), while No. 10 Purdue (No. 9 in AP) cracked the top tier after crushing Notre Dame 41-16.
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After being upset, previously top-10-ranked West Virginia (lost to Virginia Tech), Tennessee (lost to Auburn) and Ohio State (lost to Northwestern) dropped from the top 10.
Oklahoma State, the only other ranked Big 12 squad, checked in at No. 21 in the Coaches poll (No. 22 in AP) coming off a 36-7 win over Iowa State.
With the Baylor win, Texas opens the season 4-0 for the third time in the last four years, an achievement the Horns have accomplished only three times in the last 20 years.
Texas will look to make it 5-0 Saturday vs. the second-ranked Sooners in the annual Red River Shootout.