Texas Longhorns Number Two in BCS

The new rankings are out:

1. Alabama – .987
2. Texas – .921
3. Oklahoma – .912
4. Florida – .875
5. USC – .797
6. Utah – .786
7. Texas Tech – .779
8. Penn State – .752
9. Boise State – .658
10. Ohio State – .621

Either Alabama or Florida will drop out of the picture after losing the SEC championship. The winner probably goes to Miami.

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Don’t see USC getting back …

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma Thoughts

Texas Tech was due for a down game, and they picked the wrong time to do it. Mike Leach dug into his bag of tricks and conjured one of his defenses of the past. In addition, he told his offensive line to spend the night falling backwards onto their butts.

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Oklahoma, meanwhile, was mean, nasty, and much, much faster than Tech. Stoops showed no sign of letting up until the game was well away in …

Texas at #4 in the BCS

Checking the new BCS Rankings this evening was a pleasant surprise. Texas is fourth.

Here are the current standings:

1. Alabama
2. Texas Tech
3. Penn State
4. Texas
5. Florida
6. Oklahoma
7. USC
8. Utah
9. Oklahoma State
10. Boise State

There are several unexpected things in this:

  • I wasn’t expecting Texas Tech to jump Penn State.
  • I thought OU and Florida would probably jump us.
  • I didn’t think Florida would jump Oklahoma.

I actually don’t disagree with …