Sports Illustrated Publishers Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 8
The Sports Illustrated Big 12 publishers will release a fresh set of power rankings each week.
Here's a quick glance around the league from this past weekend:
West Virginia 38, Kansas 17
The score doesn't tell the true story. West Virginia flat out dominated the Jayhawks in the 2nd half, but Pooka Williams ran a kickoff back to the house to dress things up a little nicer on the Kansas side. That said, the Mountaineers played poorly in the the first half and fell behind 10-0 early on. Once the Mountaineer offense got going, it was all but over. West Virginia running back Leddie Brown ran for 195 yards and a touchdown, while the defense held Kansas to just 17 yards on 23 snaps in the 2nd half. Following last week's performance, West Virginia now sits at No. 1 in the nation in total defense.
The rest of the Big 12 sat idle last week, but this week is scheduled to be a full slate barring any COVID related situations popping up last minute.
Week 8 Power Rankings voted on by: (Schuyler Callihan, Chris Hall, John Hoover, Parker Thune, Robert Allen, Zachary Lancaster).
1. Oklahoma State
2. Iowa State
3. Kansas State
6. West Virginia
9. Texas Tech
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