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NCAA Football: Kansas at Baylor Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

We’re nearing the initial College Football Playoffs Committee rankings. Until then, the Coaches and AP polls will have to satiate our desire to see how Baylor ranks up against the rest of the nation. The undefeated Bears rolled over Kansas at Homecoming and have another bye week to prepare for Texas. West Virginia, coming off a complete shut-down of Texas Tech in Lubbock, is finally seeing some love in the polls. And Oklahoma handled Kansas State in Norman. It’s becoming increasingly likely that one of these three teams will win the Big 12 crown. But where do they rank in the grand scheme of things? Let’s find out.

Coaches Poll

  1. Alabama Crimson Tide
  2. Ohio State Buckeyes
  3. Clemson Tigers
  4. Michigan Wolverines
  5. Washington Huskies
  6. Texas A&M Aggies
  7. Louisville Cardinals
  8. Baylor Bears
  9. Nebraska Cornhuskers
  10. Wisconsin Badgers
  11. Houston Cougars
  12. Florida Gators
  13. West Virginia Mountaineers
  14. Boise State Broncos
  15. Florida State Seminoles
  16. Oklahoma Sooners
  17. Arkansas Razorbacks
  18. Utah Utes
  19. Tennessee Volunteers
  20. Western Michigan Broncos
  21. North Carolina Tar Heels
  22. Mississippi Rebels
  23. LSU Tigers
  24. Auburn Tigers
  25. Navy Midshipmen

Big 12 ARV: Oklahoma State Cowboys, TCU Horned Frogs

AP Poll

  1. Alabama Crimson Tide
  2. Ohio State Buckeyes
  3. Michigan Wolverines
  4. Clemson Tigers
  5. Washington Huskies
  6. Texas A&M Aggies
  7. Louisville Cardinals
  8. Nebraska Cornhuskers
  9. Baylor Bears
  10. Wisconsin Badgers
  11. Houston Cougars
  12. West Virginia Mountaineers
  13. Florida State Seminoles
  14. Boise State Broncos
  15. Florida Gators
  16. Oklahoma Sooners
  17. Arkansas Razorbacks
  18. Tennessee Volunteers
  19. Utah Utes
  20. Western Michigan Broncos
  21. Auburn Tigers
  22. North Carolina Tar Heels
  23. Mississippi Rebels
  24. Navy Midshipmen
  25. LSU Tigers

Big 12 ARV: Oklahoma State Cowboys, TCU Horned Frogs