Positioning the 12 Soccer Bowl Subdivision faculties within the territory of Texas:
Baylor (9-1) | Final week: 1
The Baylor enchantment in the end wore off when the Bears let OU run over them in second half subsequent to driving by 25 within the principal half. All issues thought of, Baylor bought a possibility to tie or win towards the top till a Charlie Brewer seize try. Certainly, even with the misfortune, the Bears must get a rematch with the Sooners within the Huge 12 title sport.
2.SMU (9-1) | Final week: 2
The Mustangs had the week off and shall be going for his or her preliminary 10-win season since 1984 after they tackle Navy.
3.Texas A&M (7-3) | Final week: 3
On the off probability that this was the Aggies final win of the interval – they’re at Georgia and at LSU the next two weeks – they demonstrated the can run the ball. A&M had 319 yards surging in a 30-6 win over South Carolina.
4.TCU (5-5) | Final week: 5
The Horned Frogs nearly blew a 24-Three lead in Lubbock but returned to win 33-31. “The barrier tried to mess it up, but we bought the final two stops, and that’s the factor that made a distinction,” mentor Gary Patterson mentioned. Up subsequent is OU in prime time.
5.Texas (6-4) | Final week: 4
Texas is again, regardless of the truth that not truly the place Sam Ehlinger mentioned they had been after a hit over Georgia within the Sugar Bowl that seems to be fairly some time prior. Texas has returned to common high quality within the Huge 12 the place it has been since Colt McCoy’s bodily subject within the nationwide title sport towards Alabama. That the Longhorns had two key punishments on Iowa State’s triumphant drive simply added to the growing turmoil in Austin.
6.Texas Tech (4-6) | Final week: 6
Down 24-Three within the subsequent quarter, the Pink Raiders returned proper to take a 31-30 lead on TCU simply to lose on a really late discipline goal, a pure sample within the Huge 12 this week. Tech completes at residence towards Kansas State and at Texas and necessities to win each for a bowl.
8.Houston (3-7) | Final week: 7
Cease us on the off probability that you’ve got heard this one previous. The Cougars seemed completely nice forward of schedule towards a positioned group, this time No. 18 Memphis, nevertheless inevitably “got here up brief on fuel” as mentor Dana Holgorsen put it. The end result a 45-27 misfortune and no bowl sport. The uplifting information is the scout group seemed actually nice with its mix of strikes and redshirts.
9.North Texas (4-6) | Final week: 8
The Imply Inexperienced had seven days off and must clear Rice and UAB to suit the invoice for a bowl.
10.UTSA (4-6) | Final week: 9
Quarterback Lowell Narcisse caught all the pieces together with his remarks after a 36-17 misfortune to Southern Miss. “Nice ain’t enough now,” he mentioned.
11.Rice (1-9) | Final week: 11
After a interval of approaching, the Owls eventually bought a hit at Center Tennessee State. Harvard transfer Tom Stewart resembled the savvy determination because the starter at quarterback. He completed 18 of 23 for 22 yards and three TDs in a 31-28 win. The Owls end towards North Texas and UTEP.
12.Texas State (3-7) | Final week: 10
It would not get any less complicated for the Bobcats. After a 63-27 misfortune at residence to Troy, they face No. 25 Appalachian State.
14.UTEP (1-9) | Final week: 12
Kai Locksley maintain going for 4 inadequacies at QB for the Miners earlier than being supplanted by Gavin Hardison. It did not make a distinction in a 37-10 misfortune to UAB. UTEP completes towards a few one-win teams in New Mexico State and Rice.