College Power Poll

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. Only teams that have played are ranked.

Last Week
1.TCU Horned Frogs
Record: 12 - 0
Notes: A last-second field goal against Baylor kept the Horned Frogs undefeated and in the CFP hunt.
Last Week: #1
2.UTSA Roadrunners
Record: 10 - 2
Notes: Frank Harris continued to build his legacy as a Roadrunner with four touchdowns in a blowout win over Rice that clinched home field advantage in the C-USA title game.
Last Week: #2
3.Texas Longhorns
Record: 8 - 4
Notes: Bijan Robinson led the Longhorns to an easy victory on the road against Kansas with 243 yards and four scores.
Last Week: #3
4.Houston Cougars
Record: 7 - 4
Notes: Remove the preseason expectations and this Houston squad is one of the best in the state. The defense allowed a season-low three points in a win over East Carolina.
Last Week: #6
5.North Texas Mean Green
Record: 7 - 5
Notes: A win over Rice this weekend clinches a spot in the C-USA championship game for the Mean Green.
Last Week: #7
6.Baylor Bears
Record: 6 - 6
Notes: The Bears lost a heartbreaker to rival TCU in Week 12. Baylor is 2-3 in one-possession games this season. The team was 4-1 in those games last season.
Last Week: #5
7.Texas Tech Red Raiders
Record: 6 - 5
Notes: Texas Tech won its first road game of the Joey McGuire era in a defensive battle against Iowa State.
Last Week: #8
8.SMU Mustangs
Record: 7 - 5
Notes: A loss to Tulane snapped a three-game winning streak for the Mustangs.
Last Week: #4
9.UTEP Miners
Record: 5 - 6
Notes: A win over FIU puts the Miners one victory away from a second consecutive bowl invite.
Last Week: #10
10.Rice Owls
Record: 5 - 7
Notes: UTSA proved too much for the Owls. A win over North Texas would punch their ticket to a bowl game for the first time in the Mike Bloomgren era.
Last Week: #9
11.Texas A&M Aggies
Record: 4 - 7
Notes: The Aggies snapped a six-game losing streak with a lackluster win at home over UMass.
Last Week: #11
12.Texas State Bobcats
Record: 4 - 8
Notes: Texas State rebounded from its seventh loss of the season with a home win over Arkansas State on a last-second field goal.
Last Week: #12