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Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll Week One

Aug 29, 2023, 5:00 PM

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SALT LAKE CITY – The college football season is underway and that means it’s time for another run of the BIG-12 PAC-12 Power Poll.

Each Tuesday on KSL Sports, Jake Scott, Ben Anderson, and Sarah Houssain rank the 26 teams in the Big 12 and PAC-12 throughout the season.

Based on last year’s results and off-season developments, here’s a look at the Week One projections for the Big-PAC Power Poll.

You can listen to the full Big-PAC Power Poll in the player below.

Big-PAC Power Poll Week One

RANK TEAM RECORD LAST RESULT NEXT OPPONENT
Week One
26 West Virginia 5-7 @ Penn State
25 Stanford 3-9 @ Hawaii
24 Houston 8-4 vs. UTSA
23 California 4-8 @ North Texas
22 Iowa State 4-8 vs. Northern Iowa
21 Arizona State 3-9 Southern Utah
20 Kansas 6-6 vs. Missouri St
19 Colorado 1-11 @ TCU
18 Cincinnati 9-3 vs. Eastern Kentucky
17 Arizona 5-7 vs. Northern Arizona
16 Washington State 7-5 @ Colorado St
15 BYU 7-5 vs. Sam Houston
14 Texas Tech 7-5 @ Wyoming
13 Oklahoma State 7-5 vs. Central Arkansas
12 UCLA 9-3 vs. Coastal Carolina
11 Oklahoma 6-6 vs. Arkansas State
10 Central Florida 9-3 vs. Kent State
9 Baylor 6-6 vs. Texas State
8 TCU 12-0 vs. Colorado
7 Oregon State 9-3 @ San Jose State
6 Oregon 9-3 vs. Portland State
5 Texas 8-4 @ Alabama
4 Kansas State 9-3 vs. South Eastern Missouri
3 Utah 9-3 vs. Florida
2 USC 1-0 W SJSU 56-28 vs. Nevada
1 Washington 10-2 vs. Boise State

The Washington Huskies took home the top honors after going 10-2 last year during the regular season. The University of Utah came in ranked third, while BYU enters the Big 12 with the 15th overall ranking.

You can catch the Big-PAC Power Poll every Tuesday at 11:05 a.m. MST on the Jake and Ben Show on KSL Sports throughout the college football season.

Make sure to follow our BYU insider Mitch Harper for all the latest on the Cougars and University of Utah insider Michelle Bodkin for the latest breaking news on the Utes all season long.

Download the new & improved KSL Sports app from Utah’s sports leader. You can stream live radio, video and stay up to date on all of your favorite teams.

Ben Anderson is the Utah Jazz insider for KSL Sports and the co-host of Jake and Ben from 10-12p with Jake Scott on 97.5 The KSL Sports Zone. Find Ben on Twitter at @BensHoops or on Instagram @BensHoops.

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Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll Week One