OU Slides To No.3, OSU To No. 6 In New AP Poll

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 12:53 pm
By: News 9

Layna Dewell, News 9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY – This week's AP Top 25 Poll saw the Oklahoma Sooners fall one spot to No. 3 while the Oklahoma State Cowboys moved down to No. 6.

LSU held on to the top ranking while Alabama jumped up one spot in front of the Sooners after a 38-10 win over Florida on Saturday.

Meanwhile the Cowboys were surpassed by Wisconsin who jumped from No. 7 to No. 4 thanks to a 48-17 win over Nebraska.

Boise State held one spot in front of OSU at No. 5 while Stanford sits at No. 7 followed by Clemson, Oregon and Arkansas.

The Sooners drop in the poll comes after winning all four of its first games including Saturdays route of Ball State 62-6.

Related Story: Sooners Blast Overmatched Ball State 62-6

Kansas State broke into the Top 25 for the first time this season at No. 20 after upsetting No. 15 Baylor 36-35. Other Big 12 teams in this week's AP Top 25 include Texas at No. 11, Texas A&M at No. 24 and Baylor at No. 25.

In this week's USA Today Poll, Oklahoma is once again ranked No. 1, a ranking it has held since the preseason, while Oklahoma State was surpassed by Wisconsin and now sits at No. 7.

LSU came in at No. 2 followed by Alabama, Stanford and Wisconsin and Boise State round out Oklahoma State

Oklahoma (4-0) now prepares for its second Big 12 matchup of the season hosting rival Texas at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas Saturday at 11:05 a.m. Both teams enter the game undefeated and on Sunday ESPN's College Gameday announced it will be in Dallas for the big  Red River Rivalry game.

Oklahoma State (4-0) returns to action after a bye week hosting the Kansas Jayhawks Saturday Oct. 8 at 2:30 p.m.