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Oklahoma Sooners Football stands pat at No. 6 in AP Poll

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No change for Oklahoma, but the AP top five shuffled around quite a bit after Week 5.

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After falling a spot during last weekend’s bye, the 4-0 Oklahoma Sooners thumped Texas Tech, 55-16 and held onto the No. 6 ranking in this week’s AP Poll.

Full AP Top 25

  1. Alabama
  2. Clemson
  3. Georgia
  4. Ohio State
  5. LSU
  6. Oklahoma
  7. Auburn
  8. Wisconsin
  9. Notre Dame
  10. Florida
  11. Texas
  12. Penn State
  13. Oregon
  14. Iowa
  15. Washington
  16. Boise State
  17. Utah
  18. UCF
  19. Michigan
  20. Arizona State
  21. Oklahoma State
  22. Wake Forest
  23. Virginia
  24. SMU
  25. Texas A&M

Notable nuggets:

  • Oklahoma State moves into the rankings for the first time in this 2019 season after a close loss to Texas and rebounding yesterday to knock out a ranked Kansas State squad. The Cowboys’ trio of RB Chuba Hubbard, WR Tylan Wallace and QB Spencer Sanders is up there with the best trios in the nation.
  • In its first three games, Kansas State looked like a dark horse to contend in the Big 12, but on Saturday the Wildcats were simply outmatched in Stillwater, resulting in a loss and falling back into the land of the unranked. KSU could still make a little noise in conference play, but now a win over them likely won’t be as resume-boosting as it potentially could have been.
  • Baylor nearly blew a 20-0 second-half lead to Iowa State, but the Bears narrowly escaped with the win thanks to a last-minute field goal. As the only remaining undefeated team in the Big 12 not named Oklahoma, BU went from not receiving any votes in last week’s poll to receiving the 32nd most votes, if the poll officially went that far.
  • Clemson hasn’t looked quite as dominant through the month of September, and after squeaking out a win at UNC, the Tigers were supplanted by Alabama. Meanwhile, Ohio State and LSU also switched places within the top five.
  • SMU is in the AP Top 25 for the first time since receiving the death penalty.

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