KU football ranked 15th, 17th in polls

Kansas University defenders Drew Dudley (49), Justin Thornton (46), Arist Wright (41) and Jake Laptad (91) converge on Iowa State running back Alexander Robinson. Robinson rushed for a career-best 152 yards, and the Cyclones amassed 512 total yards, but the Jayhawks escaped with a 41-36 victory Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Kansas University defenders Drew Dudley (49), Justin Thornton (46), Arist Wright (41) and Jake Laptad (91) converge on Iowa State running back Alexander Robinson. Robinson rushed for a career-best 152 yards, and the Cyclones amassed 512 total yards, but the Jayhawks escaped with a 41-36 victory Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Kansas University's football team slipped one spot in the Associated Press poll and did not move in the USA Today coaches poll this week.

The Jayhawks (5-0, 1-0 Big 12) are now ranked 15th in the coaches poll and 17th in the AP poll.

KU, which defeated Iowa State on Saturday, is one of nine undefeated teams remaining in the Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I-A).

Other Big 12 Conference teams appearing in the rankings are: Texas (No. 2 coaches, No. 3 AP), Oklahoma State (14, 16), Nebraska (17, 15), Oklahoma (18, 20), and Missouri (24, NR).

The full rankings are below:

Associated Press
1. Florida
2. Alabama
3. Texas
4. Virginia Tech
5. Boise St.
6. Southern Cal
7. Ohio St.
8. Cincinnati
9. Miami
10. LSU
11. Iowa
12. TCU
13. Oregon
14. Penn St.
15. Nebraska
16. Oklahoma St.
17. Kansas
18. BYU
19. Georgia Tech
20. Oklahoma
21. South Florida
22. South Carolina
23. Houston
24. Utah
25. Notre Dame
Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 58, Auburn 55, West Virginia 46, Mississippi 28, Wisconsin 27, Missouri 25, Arkansas 16, Cent. Michigan 6, Arizona 5, Michigan 5, Oregon St. 2, Idaho 1, Navy 1, Stanford 1, Texas Tech 1.

Coaches poll
1. Florida
2. Texas
3. Alabama
4. Virginia Tech
5. Southern California
6. Boise State
7. Ohio State
8. TCU
9. Cincinnati
10. LSU
11. Miami (Fla.)
12. Iowa
13. Penn State
14. Oklahoma State
15. Kansas
16. Oregon
17. Nebraska
18. Oklahoma
19. Brigham Young
20. Georgia Tech
21. South Florida
22. South Carolina
23. Houston
24. Missouri
25. Notre Dame
Others receiving votes: Auburn 73, Mississippi 60, Pittsburgh 57, Utah 49, Wisconsin 37, West Virginia 13, Arkansas 12, Oregon State 8, Stanford 8, Central Michigan 7, Michigan 2, North Carolina 1, UCLA 1.