Texas stays No. 3 in the latest AP Top 25

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After the Texas Longhorns’ dominant 38-6 win over the Baylor Bears in Waco, Steve Sarkisian’s program remained the No. 3 team in the latest AP top 25. The Longhorns garnered two first-place votes, one fewer than the three they received last week.

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The Longhorns’ upcoming opponent, the Kansas Jayhawks, entered the rankings at the No. 24 spot setting up matchup between ranked teams Saturday, September 30 at 2:30 p.m. Sarkisian is 3-7 versus top 25 teams while at Texas, with his third win coming earlier this season against the Alabama Crimson Tide.

The other Big 12 team to make the poll in addition to the Longhorns and Jayhawks were the the No. 14 Oklahoma Sooners. Kansas State and TCU were in the receiving votes category.

Other teams from Texas’ schedule in the top 25 were the No. 12 Alabama Crimson Tide. No other team from Texas was in the top 25.

The Longhorns moved up one spot in the USA TODAY Coaches Poll to No. 5, trading places with the Southern Cal Trojans. Kansas entered the Coaches Poll top 25 at No. 24.

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AP Top 25

  1. Georgia Bulldogs (55)
  2. Michigan Wolverines (1)
  3. Texas Longhorns (2)
  4. Ohio State Buckeyes (1)
  5. Florida State Seminoles (3)
  6. Penn State Nittany Lions
  7. Washington Huskies (1)
  8. Southern Cal Trojans
  9. Oregon Ducks
  10. Utah Utes
  11. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  12. Alabama Crimson Tide
  13. LSU Tigers
  14. Oklahoma Sooners
  15. North Carolina Tar Heels
  16. Washington State Cougars
  17. Duke Blue Devils
  18. Miami Hurricanes
  19. Oregon State Beavers
  20. Ole Miss Rebels
  21. Tennessee Volunteers
  22. Florida Gators
  23. Missouri Tigers
  24. Kansas Jayhawks
  25. Fresno State Bulldogs

Coaches Poll Top 25

  1. Georgia Bulldogs (61)
  2. Michigan Wolverines
  3. Ohio State Buckeyes (2)
  4. Florida State Seminoles
  5. Texas Longhorns
  6. Southern Cal Trojans
  7. Penn State Nittany Lions
  8. Washington Huskies
  9. Oregon Ducks
  10. Utah Utes
  11. Alabama Crimson Tide
  12. LSU Tigers
  13. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  14. Oklahoma Sooners
  15. North Carolina Tar Heels
  16. Duke Blue Devils
  17. Washington State Cougars
  18. Miami Hurricanes
  19. Tennessee Volunteers
  20. Ole Miss Rebels
  21. Oregon State Beavers
  22. Missouri Tigers
  23. Florida Gators
  24. Kansas Jayhawks
  25. Kansas State Wildcats

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