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Oklahoma football: Sooners climb four spots in AP, coaches' poll

by Jason Kersey Modified: October 7, 2012 at 11:11 am •  Published: October 7, 2012
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Oklahoma rose four spots in both the AP and coaches’ top 25 rankings — to No. 14 to No. 10, respectively — after its dominating 41-20 victory Saturday at Texas Tech.


The Sooners’ next opponent — archrival Texas in Dallas’ Cotton Bowl next Saturday — fell to No. 15 in both polls after the Longhorns lost at home to West Virginia on Saturday night.

The Mountaineers, meanwhile, leapt into the top five in both polls — No. 5 in the AP poll and No. 4 in the coaches’ poll.

Kansas State, which accounts for Oklahoma’s only loss of the season, beat in-state rival Kansas on Saturday and rose to No. 6 in the AP poll and No. 5 in the coaches’ poll.

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by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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