2012 College Football Rankings: Week 6 Big 12 Power Rankings

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 6

10/1/12 in NCAAF   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

FanIQ Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 6

September 29, 2012; Morgantown, WV, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers fans react after a touchdown in the second half against the Baylor Bears at Milan Puskar Stadium. West Virginia defeated Baylor 70-63. Mandatory Credit: Rob Christy-US PRESSWIRE
1. West Virginia (4-0, 1-0 Big 12; LW: No. 1) -- WVU and Baylor combined for 1,507 yards and 133 points. Next up: at Texas, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (FOX).

2. Kansas State (3-0, 1-0; LW: No. 2) -- Not that they needed it, but two weeks to prepare for Kansas will have the Wildcats ready for a blowout win. Next up: vs. Kansas, Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (FX).

3. Texas (4-0, 1-0; LW: No. 3) -- The Longhorns survived their first real test of the season by outscoring Oklahoma State, 41-36 in comeback fashion. Next up: vs. West Virginia, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (FOX).

4. Oklahoma (2-1, 0-1; LW: No. 4) -- If the Sooners are upset by Texas Tech — which is very possible — they'll be in danger of losing three games in a row (Texas next). Next up: at Texas Tech, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2).

5. TCU (4-0, 1-0; LW: No. 5) -- It sure wasn't pretty, but TCU climbed past SMU and moves to 4-0. Next up: vs. Iowa State, 3:30 p.m. ET.

6. Texas Tech (4-0, 1-0; LW: No. 6) -- The Raiders' legitimacy will be tested this weekend as they host Oklahoma, who they've beaten three times in the last five meetings. Next up: vs. Oklahoma, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2).

7. Baylor (3-1, 0-1; LW: No. 7) -- If your offense scores 63 points, you should be in good shape to win the game. But not in Baylor's case. Next up: BYE

8. Oklahoma State (2-2, 0-1; LW: No. 8) -- The Cowboys let a marquee win slip away as they faltered to Texas with less than a minute in the game. Next up: BYE

9. Iowa State (3-1, 0-1; LW: No. 9) -- Quarterback Steele Jantz and the Cyclone offense combined for 189 total offensive yards against Texas Tech. TEXAS TECH! Next up: at TCU, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET.

10. Kansas (1-3, 0-1; LW: No. 10) -- Notre Dame transfer QB Dayne Crist is 62-of-129 (48.1 percent) with 763 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions this season. Next up: at Kansas State, Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (FX).

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