UH up to No. 6 in AP Poll; ‘Horns, Aggies debut

HOUSTON – The Houston Cougars are on the move after rising to No. 6 in the latest AP Poll following their season-opening victory over Oklahoma at NRG Stadium.

The Coogs moved up from No. 15 last week.

The Texas Longhorns are ranked for the first time under coach Charlie Strong, coming in at No. 11 after a rousing opening victory against Notre Dame.

The last time the Longhorns were ranked was November 2013, Mack Brown's last as coach.

The Texas A&M Aggies also debuted in the poll at No. 20 following their overtime victory against then-No. 13 UCLA in College Station.

Alabama is still No. 1. The Crimson Tide picked up 21 first-place votes to total 54 after its 52-6 victory against Southern California. Clemson remained No. 2. Florida State moved up to No. 3. Ohio State is No. 4 and Michigan is No. 5.

More on the poll here.


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