The latest Coaches Poll is out, and your Baylor Bears hold steady at number 6 overall. While possibly a little bit surprising, it shouldn't come as an overwhelming shock to the system, given that the poll is largely irrelevant except for whatever manner it's considered by the Playoff Selection Committee, if any. It's likely the coaches who vote in the poll didn't see anything but the outcome of the Kansas-TCU game and didn't give it a second thought. There's a lot of inertia in these rankings.
As usual, check out the full table below, including the Massey Rankings. These rankings come from the Mothership; check out the full post for more analysis. We've now got the AP poll, and Baylor holds steady at #6. Interestingly, they have 1,232 points, where #5 TCU has 1,237 points. It's entirely possible, if not probable, that a big win against Oklahoma State next weekend will cause us to jump TCU. Even more, the Bears are only 57 points behind Mississippi State for the #4 spot. The Bulldogs, who lost yesterday to Alabama, fell to #4 in the poll and square off against Vanderbilt next weekend. The gap between Baylor and #4 is slightly smaller than the gap between #6 Baylor and #7 Ohio State.
Sic 'em. Don't forget to add your own thoughts to the comments below.
The Full Polls
|1||Florida State||Florida State||Alabama|
|4||Mississippi State||Mississippi State||Mississippi State|
|7||Ohio State||Ohio State||Baylor|
|8||Ole Miss||Ole Miss||Ohio State|
|12||Kansas State||UCLA||Michigan State|
|13||Arizona State||Arizona||Kansas State|
|16||Auburn||Georgia Tech||Arizona State|