2012 College Football Rankings: Week 5 Big 12 Power Rankings

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 5

9/25/12 in NCAAF   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

FanIQ Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 5
September 22, 2012; Morgantown, WV, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers linebacker Wes Tonkery (37) is congratulated as he returns to the sidelines after an interception against the Maryland Terrapins during the fourth quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium. The West Virginia Mountaineers won 31-21. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE

1. West Virginia (3-0, 0-0 Big 12; LW: No. 1) -- With Oklahoma taking its first conference loss already, the Big 12 is West Virginia's for the taking — as long as it keeps winning. Next up: vs. Baylor, Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (FX).

2. Kansas State (3-0, 1-0; LW: No. 4) -- If everyone can stay healthy, Collin Klein and the Wildcats are well on their way to making a BCS appearance. Next up: BYE

3. Texas (3-0, 0-0; LW: No. 3) -- Oklahoma State opened as a 5.5 favorite over the Longhorns this weekend. I'm not buying into that at all, but Texas definitely can't come out of the gates sluggish after its bye. Next up: at Oklahoma State, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (FX).

4. Oklahoma (2-1, 0-1; LW: No. 2) -- Yes, they looked bad. But the Sooners only lost by five to a very good Kansas State team. Look for Landry Jones to bounce back as Boomer sneaks back into Big 12 contention. Next up: BYE

5. TCU (3-0, 1-0; LW: No. 5) -- It wasn't a perfect outing, but TCU got the job done by taking care of Virginia, 27-7. The offense needs to get better in the red zone and taking better care of the ball. Next up: at SMU, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (FSN).

6. Texas Tech (3-0, 0-0; LW: No. 6) -- We won't find out how good the Red Raiders really are until Week 6 against Oklahoma, but the Cyclones will be a good start. Next up: at Iowa State, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (FCS).

7. Baylor (3-0, 0-0; LW: No. 7) -- Baylor squeezed by Louisiana-Monroe and the Bears' defense is suspect as usual. Next up: at West Virginia, Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (FX).

8. Oklahoma State (2-1, 0-0; LW: No. 8) -- The Cowboys allowed 59 points to Arizona. Arizona just got beat 49-0 by Oregon. Sorry to upset anyone, but this just isn't a quality team. Next up: vs. Texas, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (Fox).

9. Iowa State (3-0, 0-0) -- Iowa State's 9-6 win over rival Iowa isn't looking as great anymore and it could use a big win over conference opponent Texas Tech to get things rolling early. Next up: vs. Texas Tech, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (FCS).

10. Kansas (1-3, 0-1) -- Not even Charlie Weiss can turn around the Jayhawks in one season. [GASP!]Next up: BYE

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9/30/12   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

philliph1 wrote:
Yep, you're a moron.

Care to explain why?

9/28/12   |   philliph1

Yep, you're a moron.