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Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll Week Three

Sep 12, 2023, 12:50 PM

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Kedon Slovis #10 of the Brigham Young Cougars throws a pass (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

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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
Week Three
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.

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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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