Who runs this state? The Dave Campbell’s Texas Football staff gives their power rankings of the 12 FBS college football teams in Texas.

Note: Teams are measured against the overall strength of their conference.

UPDATED: Week 8, 2019

School
Record
Notes
Last Week
1.Baylor Bears
Record: 9 - 0
Notes: The undefeated Bears are at the top of the state, and it's not that close.
Last Week: NR
2.SMU Mustangs
Record: 9 - 1
Notes: The Mustangs have some issues to work out on defense, but SMU is still a conference title contender.
Last Week: NR
3.Texas Longhorns
Record: 6 - 3
Notes: The Longhorns are back in the AP Top 25 after beating K-State, but matchups against Iowa State, Baylor and Texas Tech still remain.
Last Week: NR
4.Texas A&M Aggies
Record: 6 - 3
Notes: The Aggies had a bye this week, but have a few opportunities left on the schedule.
Last Week: NR
5.TCU Horned Frogs
Record: 4 - 5
Notes: The Horned Frogs had some great opportunities against Baylor, but are still a big step behind the rest of the field.
Last Week: NR
6.Texas Tech Red Raiders
Record: 5 - 4
Notes: The Red Raiders dominated West Virginia for a key victory, and still have a shot at a bowl game.
Last Week: NR
7.Houston Cougars
Record: 3 - 6
Notes: The Cougars were off, but have set themselves apart from the bottom of the field.
Last Week: NR
8.North Texas Mean Green
Record: 4 - 5
Notes: North Texas has a tough path just to make a bowl game.
Last Week: NR
9.Texas State Bobcats
Record: 3 - 7
Notes: The Bobcats needed help, but they picked up their third victory of the Jake Spavital era.
Last Week: NR
10.UTSA Roadrunners
Record: 4 - 5
Notes: The Roadrunners exploded for a late comeback to beat Old Dominion and pick up a fourth win, but they're still behind the rest of the field.
Last Week: NR
11.UTEP Miners
Record: 1 - 8
Notes: The Miners were *so* close to winning, but still haven't won an FBS game this season.
Last Week: NR
12.Rice Owls
Record: 0 - 8
Notes: The Owls were off this week, and are still winless.
Last Week: NR