Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll Week Three
Sep 12, 2023, 12:50 PM
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SALT LAKE CITY – The college football season is fully underway and that means it’s time for week three 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 three reactions for the Big-PAC Power Poll.
You can listen to the full Big-PAC Power Poll in the player below.
|RANK||TEAM||RECORD||LAST RESULT||NEXT OPPONENT||LAST RANKING|
|26||Stanford||1-1||L USC 56-10||vs. Sacramento State 2-0||22|
|25||Houston||1-1||L Rice 43-41||vs. TCU 1-1||25|
|24||West Virginia||1-1||W Duquense 56-17||vs. Pittsburgh 1-1||26|
|23||Arizona State||1-1||L Oklahoma State 27-15||vs. Fresno State 2-0||24|
|22||California||1-1||L Auburn 14-10||vs. Idaho 2-0||21|
|21||Texas Tech||0-2||L Oregon 38-30||vs. Tarleton St. 2-0||23|
|20||Baylor||0-2||L Utah 20-13||vs. Long Island 0-2||20|
|19||Iowa State||0-2||L Iowa 20-13||@ Ohio 2-1||19|
|18||Cincinnati||2-0||W Pitt 27-21||vs. Miami Ohio 1-1||18|
|17||TCU||1-1||W Nichols 41-6||@ Houston 1-1||17|
|16||Arizona||1-1||L Mississippi St. 31-24||vs. UTEP 1-2||14|
|15||Kansas||2-0||W Illinois 34-23||@ Nevada 0-2||16|
|14||BYU||2-0||W SUU 41-16||@ Arkansas 2-0||15|
|13||UCLA||2-0||W SDSU 35-10||vs. NC Central 2-0||13|
|12||Oklahoma State||2-0||W Arizona State 27-15||vs. South Alabama 1-1||10|
|11||Central Florida||2-0||W Boise State 18-16||vs. Villanova 2-0||9|
|10||Oklahoma||2-0||W SMU 28-11||@ Tulsa 1-1||8|
|9||Washington State||2-0||W Wisconsin 31-22||vs. Northern Colorado 0-2||11|
|8||Colorado||2-0||W Nebraska 36-14||vs. Colorado State 0-1||12|
|7||Oregon||2-0||W Texas Tech 38-30||vs. Hawaii 1-2||6|
|6||Oregon State||2-0||W UC Davis 55-7||vs. SDSU 2-1||7|
|5||Kansas State||2-0||W Troy 42-13||@ Missouri 2-0||4|
|4||Utah||2-0||W Baylor 20-13||vs. Weber St. 2-0||3|
|3||USC||3-0||W Stanford 56-10||BYE WEEK||2|
|2||Washington||2-0||W Tulsa 43-10||@ Michigan State 2-0||1|
|1||Texas||2-0||W Alabama 34-24||vs. Wyoming 2-0||5|
The Washington Huskies lost the top spot this week after Texas downed Alabama in the first blockbuster matchup of the season.
The University of Utah came in ranked fourth after a gutsy win over Baylor, while BYU climbed into the 14th spot after an improved outing against Southern Utah.
Check back next week for more of the Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll.
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.