Polling points: Fast facts about Oklahoma and Oklahoma State football
Oklahoma and Oklahoma State both appear in the preseason AP Top 25, with the Sooners at No. 4 and the Cowboys No. 19.
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* This marks the eighth time since 2001 that the Sooners open the season in the top five and the 12th consecutive year for them in the top 10.
* In the 63 AP polls all-time, OU has been ranked to open the season in 54.
* When the Sooners open the season at UTEP, it will mark the 381st week they've been ranked in the top five of the AP poll, more than any other school.
* The Cowboys have been in the preseason Top 25 just five times in history, yet this marks the third time in four seasons.
* Including this season's opener against Savannah State, the Cowboys will have been ranked by the AP for 43 of their last 48 games.
* Under Mike Gundy, OSU has spent 24 weeks in the top 10. Prior to Gundy, the Cowboys spent just 25 weeks in their history in the top 10.
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