BYU Climbs Up In Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll

Sep 15, 2022, 2:41 PM | Updated: 2:41 pm
Jaren Hall carries the ball against future Big 12 rival Baylor (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – We’re two weeks into the college football season and are starting to get a slightly clearer picture of who the real contenders are in the Big 12 and the PAC-12 conferences.

As they do every week, Ben Anderson, Jake Scott, and Jake Hatch rank every team in the Big 12 and the PAC-12, with the addition of BYU to see who owns bragging rights between the two conferences.

You can listen to the full breakdown of the 23 teams in the player below, and see how each program performed last weekend, whether they climbed or fell in the poll, plus a preview of what’s ahead.

BIG-PAC Power Poll: Week Two

  1. Colorado (0-2) lost to Air Force 41-10 (Last week 23 no movement)

Next Opponent @ Minnesota

  1. Arizona State (1-1) lost to Oklahoma State 34-17 (Last week 20 -2)

Next Opponent vs. Eastern Michigan

  1. Arizona (1-1) lost to Mississippi State 39-17 (Last week 14 -7 Biggest Dropper)

Next Opponent vs. North Dakota State

  1. Stanford (1-1) lost to USC 41-28 (Last week 17 -3)

Next Opponent (Bye Week)

  1. West Virginia (0-2) lost to Kansas 55-42 (Last week 13 -6)

Next Opponent vs. Towson

  1. California (2-0) beat UNLV 20-14 (Last week 18 no movement)

Next Opponent @ Notre Dame

  1. Kansas State (2-0) beat Missouri 40-12 (Last week 11 -6)

Next Opponent vs. Tulane

  1. Kansas (2-0) beat West Virginia 55-42 (Last week 22 +6)

Next Opponent @ Houston

  1. Iowa State (2-0) beat Iowa 10-7 (Last week 16 -1)

Next Opponent vs Ohio

  1. Oregon (1-1) beat Eastern Washington 70-14 (Last week 12 -2)

Next Opponent vs. BYU

  1. Texas Tech (2-0) beat Houston 33-30 (Last week 19 +6)

Next Opponent @ NC State

  1. Washington State (2-0) beat Wisconsin 17-14 (Last week 21 +9 Biggest Riser)

Next Opponent vs. Colorado State

  1. Washington (2-0) beat Portland State 52-6 (Last week 15 +4)

Next Opponent vs. Michigan State

  1. UCLA (2-0) beat Alabama State 45-7 (Last week 8 -2)

Next Opponent vs. South Alabama

  1. Texas (1-1) lost to Alabama 20-19 (Last week 10 +1)

Next Opponent vs. Texas San Antonio

  1. TCU (2-0) beat Tarleton 59-17 (Last week 7 -1)

Next Opponent (Bye Week)

  1. Oregon St (2-0) beat Fresno State 35-32 (Last week 9 +2)

Next Opponent vs. Montana State

  1. Baylor (1-1) lost To BYU 26-20 (Last week 1 -5)

Next Opponent vs. Texas State

  1. Utah (1-1) beat Southern Utah 73-7 (Last week 6 +1)

Next Opponent vs. San Diego State

  1. Oklahoma (2-0) beat Kent State 33-3 (Last week 3 -1)

Next Opponent @ Nebraska

  1. USC (2-0) beat Stanford 41-28 (Last week 4 +1)

Next Opponent vs. Fresno State

  1. BYU (2-0) beat Baylor 26-20 (Last week 5 +3)

Next Opponent @ Oregon 

  1. Oklahoma St (2-0) beat Arizona State 34-17 (Last week 2 +1) 

Next Opponent vs. Arkansas Pinebluff

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