Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong works the sidelines during their Cal Golden Bears during the first half of a NCAA college football game, Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN


Horns fall to No. 21 in AP poll, No. 24 in coaches poll

Posted September 18th, 2016


Just hours after Texas’ late-night (OK, early morning) loss to Cal, Associated Press college football poll voters punished the Longhorns by dropping them from 11th to 21st in this week’s poll.

The Longhorns (2-1) dropped eight spots, to 24th, in the coaches poll.

Alabama retained the top spot in both polls, while Ohio State moved up to No. 2 in both polls after a convincing win over Oklahoma. The Sooners (1-2) dropped to 25th in the AP poll and out of the coaches poll altogether.


Baylor (16th AP, 15th coaches) is now the top-ranked Big 12 team. Other Texas teams in poll are Houston (6th AP, 7th coaches) and Texas A&M (10th AP, 13th coaches).

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