Posted October 12th, 2008 by Brian
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Voters agree with Colt, Texas is number 1!

Voters agree with Colt, Texas is number 1!

Well lookie here, the Texas Longhorns are the new number one team in the land. After the team’s big win over [tag]Oklahoma[/tag] the team vaulted from number five in both polls to the very top. Huge shakeup this week with losses in the top five by OU, Missouri, and LSU, but in the AP poll the Sooners surprisingly only fell to number four. [tag]Alabama[/tag] is a very close second in both polls followed by [tag]Penn State[/tag].

This week’s opponent [tag]Missouri[/tag] fell out of the top ten with a loss, but they’re still a very good team and it doesn’t get easier after them. Due to the way the schedules lay out, the Longhorns could actually face two more top five teams in [tag]Oklahoma State[/tag] and [tag]Texas Tech[/tag] if they win the games they should and stay undefeated.

Check out this week’s rankings or view the top 10 teams below:

  AP Top 25   USA Today Poll
1 Texas (39) 6-0 1,599   Texas (44) 6-0 1,505
2 Alabama (26) 6-0 1,582   Alabama (14) 6-0 1,452
3 Penn State 7-0 1,492   Penn State (3) 7-0 1,416
4 Oklahoma 5-1 1,306   USC 4-1 1,198
5 Florida 5-1 1,284   Texas Tech 6-0 1,195
6 USC 4-1 1,247   Oklahoma 5-1 1,147
7 Texas Tech 6-0 1,210   Florida 5-1 1,145
8 Oklahoma State 6-0 1,184   Brigham Young 6-0 1,143
9 Brigham Young 6-0 1,131   Georgia 5-1 1,010
10 Georgia 5-1 1,081   Oklahoma State 6-0 958

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  1. reply to  #1


    Not really sure I like being #1. Too much pressure and no one seems to be able to keep that spot.

  2. reply to  #2

    Hook'em Horns

    I agree with the pressure, but we have bragging rights against O who? unitl the next time we play them at least. Hook’em Horns!!!

  3. reply to  #3

    I love the University of Oklahoma

    Texas deserves their ranking. They played an outstanding game and beat OU. A combination of poor defense and poor coaching was too costly for the Sooners. You team has earned bragging rights and they earned their right to sing that retarted Eyes of Texas song after the game. To be honest with you, I don’t see any other team in the Big 12 that can beat Texas. UT beat OU, and OU is the other best team in the Big 12. I think UT will manhandle Mizzou. In order to beat Mizzou, your team needs to bring pressure to Chase Daniel, something UT shouldn’t have a problem doing. Once pressure is applied, Chase Daniel will get rattled and will start throwing interceptions. Once that happens, Mizzou is beat. You will then see Daniel crying like a little B!tch on the sidelines and beware, Daniel might try to punch one of your defenders. Thats the difference between Bradford and Daniel. Bradford was being pressured the whole game against Texas and still made excellent passes. Not to mention, he threw for 5 touchdowns. Sam Bradford is a stud and anyone who thinks different is an idiot. As to the UT schdule, the only team that I can see being able to beat them is Oklahoma State. The Cowboys are quite impressive this year. However, UT has them in Austin which should be to their advantage. However, Texas has shown that they can be wooped in their home stadium so you never know. Take Kansas State for example. But anyways, congrats to UT for beating OU. OU/UT proved that the Big 12 is the best conference. And Sam Bradford proved that he is the best QB in the nation….



  4. reply to  #4

    Angela Gennusa

    Hook em Horns! Texas has a great team this year we will continue to see amazing things from Colt McCoy! I am looking foward to this season, so raise you horns up, because it’s going to be a good one!!!!!!!!!!!!

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