TCU, Baylor Atop Week 6 Big 12 Power Rankings. Who’s No. 1?

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Saturday Blitz Week 6 Big 12 Power Rankings

Charlie Strong said his Texas Longhorns simply don’t know how to win yet after a 28-7 loss to Baylor. You can say that again. This team is decent enough to beat bad teams, but it has simply rolled over against every good team it has faced so far. That’s not a good look.

Strong’s dismissals of so many players at the beginning of the season and during the season have sent a clear message about the type of program he wants to run, and he sacrificed this year in the process. Add in the injury to David Ash, and this team has too many personnel issues to overcome. The defense for this team is playing pretty well, giving up only 19 points a game, but the offense has taken a huge hit. Tyrone Swoopes is still developing, but he has looked awful so far.

The good news is that this team has still not yet lost to a bad team, which is why we are putting them here. Despite the two blowout losses, they also played UCLA tough, so there are signs of encouragement with the Longhorns. Having Texas Tech, Iowa State, and Kansas on the schedule should be enough to get this team to 5 wins, but they have to steal a win somewhere else to go bowling. Maybe that win could be Oklahoma again.

Unfortunately, we don’t see this team being better than any of those teams they need to steal a win against right now.

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