Week 5 Power Rankings

Hard to argue sample size anymore. For most teams, the season is almost half over. Dare God; we're three months from no football. Don't think about that. Focus on our random, un-scientific Power rankings.

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1. TCU

The Frogs had a bye week. Hopefully, they didn't spend it reading press clippings. The Mountaineers come calling this weekend. Prep for full Holgo. 

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2. Texas A&M

We already regret this ranking, but we've typed it so whatever. The Bama smashing machine invades Kyle Field. We're expecting a drop next week.

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3. Texas

Texas welcomes a very good K-State squad in Herman's first real Big 12 tester. No, beating Iowa State and the worst quarterback in recent memory doesn't count. 

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4. Texas Tech

Tech stumbled against Okie State, but not like a typical Tech stumble, where the Red Raiders score 60 but lose by 20, an actual competitive stumble. 

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5. SMU

SMU hit a different gear against UConn. Now they travel to H-Town for a real showdown against the Cougars. 

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6. UTSA

Coming off a bye week, the Roadrunners get Southern Miss at home. The next two weeks are critical for UTSA's CUSA dreams. 

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7. Houston

The Coogs beat Temple in Philly. They broke in a new quarterback. Houston can jump back up with a win over SMU this Mustangs. 

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8. North Texas

Fresh off the biggest win in Seth Littrell's tenure, the Mean Green get a week off before a showdown with UTSA.

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9. Baylor

Another week, another loss. This week Baylor won't lose, they're on a bye week. Call it progress. 

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10. Texas State

The Bobcats lost to Wyoming on Saturday, thanks to a couple of defensive and special teams touchdowns. ULM this week at home gives the 'Cats their best chance at a win. 

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11. Rice

The Owls are in disarray. They can't score or stop people from scoring. With that in mind, best of luck against Army. 

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12. UTEP

A SHOE HAS FALLEN! Sean Kugler is out in El Paso. Fare thee well, Sean. You won't need to suffer on Saturdays anymore. 

The Roundup...

Posted on October 3, 2017 .