Texas Still Ranked At No. 23 Despite Big 12 Losing Streak


Sunday, October 7th 2007, 6:52 pm
By: News On 6


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The good news for Texas?

The Longhorns played their best game of the season.

The bad news?

They still lost and that nasty Big 12 losing streak keeps getting longer.

Saturday's 28-to-21 loss to Oklahoma dropped Texas to 0-2 in conference play for the first time in 50 years.

The Longhorns have dropped four straight in the Big 12 dating back to last season.

Yet, thanks to some good timing the Longhorns (4-2) are still ranked Number 23 -- and therefore still somewhat relevant on the college football landscape this season.

Texas has been ranked in The Associated Press Top 25 for 115 straight weeks, longest in the country.

The streak stayed alive mostly because every team ranked from Number 21 to Number 25 last week lost yesterday, leaving pollsters few options to vote for somebody else.

The question now is where Texas goes from here.