Sunday, October 18, 2009
The Kansas football team fell six spots to 21st in the USA Today coaches poll and seven places to No. 24 in the Associated Press poll. Both rankings were released Sunday.
The Jayhawks fell in the polls after suffering their first loss of the season — a 34-30 setback to Colorado — on Saturday in Boulder, Colo.
KU is the only Big 12 North team that remains in the top 25. Other Big 12 teams in the polls include Texas (No. 3 AP, No. 3 coaches), Oklahoma State (14, 12), Texas Tech (21, 24) and Oklahoma (25, NR). Big 12 teams receiving votes were Nebraska and Missouri in the AP and Oklahoma, Nebraska and Missouri in the USA Today coaches poll.
KU's game against OU on Saturday will be the sixth time in the last three seasons that the Jayhawks have played a game that has featured two teams ranked in the AP poll.
Click here to see how Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan voted in the AP poll.
The full rankings are below.
AP Top 25
Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 61, Mississippi 59, South Florida 57, Nebraska 52, Michigan 41, Central Michigan 39, Arizona 25, California 9, Arkansas 8, Oregon State 5, Missouri 4, Navy 4, Wisconsin 4, Idaho 4, Auburn 3, Boston College 3.
USA Today coaches poll
Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 113, South Florida 104, Nebraska 84, Central Michigan 34, Notre Dame 31, Boston College 26, Wisconsin 26, Arkansas 19, Michigan 13, Georgia 12, Missouri 11, Oregon State 10, Idaho 8, Auburn 8, California 7, Arizona 7, Michigan State 5, North Carolina 1, Rutgers 1.