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Sooners And Cowboys Hold Steady In Newly Released Polls

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Oklahoma running back Dominique Whaley (left) and Oklahoma State wide receiver Isaiah Anderson. (AP Photo) Oklahoma running back Dominique Whaley (left) and Oklahoma State wide receiver Isaiah Anderson. (AP Photo)

Layna Dewell, News9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY –Oklahoma and Oklahoma State both held their rankings in the newly released week seven AP and Coaches Polls.

Oklahoma held steady at No. 3 in the AP Poll receiving eight first place votes while the Cowboys sit at No. 6 for the second week in a row.

In fact, the entire AP top 10 stayed the same this week.

LSU received the most first place votes with 40 to keep them in the top spot for the third week in a row while Alabama garnered 12 first place votes to come in at No. 2. Wisconsin came in at No. 4 for the second week in a row followed by Boise State, who received one first place vote, in fifth.

The undefeated Sooners overwhelmingly turned the Red River Rivalry game into the Red River Romp as Oklahoma trounced Texas 55-17.

Related Story: Sooners Dominate Texas In Red River Rivalry

The loss for the Longhorns moved them from its highest ranking of the season at No. 11 in the coaches poll last week to No. 21 this week.

Oklahoma State's No. 6 ranking is the second highest ranking the Cowboys have had this season after being ranked No. 5 in week five.

The Cowboys also laid down a beating against their opponent, the Kansas Jayhawks this week winning 70-28 en route to trying five single-game team scoring records on the game.

Related Story: Cowboys Blast Kansas In Record-Setting Fashion

In the Coaches Poll this week, Oklahoma held its first place ranking for the seventh week in a row while Oklahoma State also held its ranking from last week at No. 7.

LSU and Alabama both held their spots in the coaches poll as well at second and third while Wisconsin jumped one spot ahead of Stanford to No. 4.

Oklahoma (5-0) received 32 first place votes while LSU got 15, Alabama received 11 and Wisconsin got one.

Other Big 12 teams in the Coaches poll include Kansas State at No. 18, Texas at No. 21, Texas A&M at No. 23 and Baylor at No. 24.

Florida, who was No. 18 dropped out of the Coaches Poll after a 41-11 loss to LSU. Florida State's 35-30 loss to Wake Forest moved the Seminoles out of the poll along with Auburn who was No. 23 but lost to Arkansas 38-14.

Oklahoma State (5-0) will hit the road to face the Texas Longhorns at 2:30 p.m. Sat. Oct. 15 while Oklahoma also goes on the road the same day to face the Kansas Jayhawks at 8:15 p.m. CST.

AP Poll
Preseason: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 9
Week 2: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 9
Week 3: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 8
Week 4: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 7
Week 5: Oklahoma-No. 2, Oklahoma State- No. 5
Week 6: Oklahoma-No. 3, Oklahoma State- No. 6
Week 7: Oklahoma-No. 3, Oklahoma State- No. 6

USA Today Coaches Poll:
Preseason: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 8
Week 2: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 7
Week 3: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 7
Week 4: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 6
Week 5: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No.6
Week 6: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 7
Week 7: Oklahoma-No. 1, Oklahoma State- No. 7

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