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 3 2019

Last Week
1.Texas Longhorns
Record: 2 - 1
Notes: The Longhorns dominated Rice, just like they were supposed to.
Last Week: #1
2.SMU Mustangs
Record: 3 - 0
Notes: The Mustangs didn't play particularly well against Texas State, but still manhandled one of the better Group of Five defenses in this state.
Last Week: #3
3.TCU Horned Frogs
Record: 2 - 0
Notes: The quarterback play is still an issue, but wow, that defense is going to be a problem for Big 12 teams.
Last Week: #6
4.Baylor Bears
Record: 2 - 0
Notes: The Bears were on a bye this week and have a chance to build some momentum against Rice this week.
Last Week: #2
5.Texas A&M Aggies
Record: 2 - 1
Notes: The Aggies were fine against Lamar, but tougher tests are coming this week.
Last Week: #4
6.Houston Cougars
Record: 1 - 1
Notes: The Cougars showed a pulse against a great Washington State team, but they still need to get D'Eriq King in better positions.
Last Week: #7
7.North Texas Mean Green
Record: 1 - 2
Notes: The Mean Green put up a valiant fight against Cal, and should gain plenty of confidence as C-USA play starts for them this week.
Last Week: #8
8.Texas Tech Red Raiders
Record: 2 - 1
Notes: Tech dropped an unacceptable game against Arizona, making them the biggest dropper in the state.
Last Week: #5
9.Rice Owls
Record: 0 - 3
Notes: The Owls got blasted by Texas, but that was expected.
Last Week: #9
10.Texas State Bobcats
Record: 0 - 3
Notes: The Bobcats played hard on defense, but the offense is still struggling to give them anything.
Last Week: #10
11.UTSA Roadrunners
Record: 1 - 2
Notes: UTSA has yet to show much consistency against any FBS opponents this year.
Last Week: #11
12.UTEP Miners
Record: 1 - 1
Notes: The good news about the bye? It turns out Houston Baptist, which UTEP escaped, might just be plain good.
Last Week: #12