Big 12 rankings, Week 5: The “Superbad” edition


With or without Gary Busey, Oklahoma State's offense has been dominant.

Texas and Kansas State move up in the rankings, but both face crucial tests in their second week of Big 12 play. This week’s rankings are brought to you by “Superbad.”

1. OKLAHOMA (4-0, 1-0) | LAST WEEK: Defeated Ball State 62-6 | THIS WEEK: Vs. Texas

THE RUB: Poor Ball State. Up next, the annual grudge match against the Longhorns. And what do the Sooners have to say about that? …

2. OKLAHOMA STATE (4-0, 1-0) | LAST WEEK: Bye | THIS WEEK: Vs. Kansas

THE RUB: The Cowboys really needed that bye week to prepare for … Kansas. Oklahoma State might score 150 points Saturday …

3. TEXAS (4-0, 1-0) | LAST WEEK: Defeated Iowa State 37-14 | THIS WEEK: Vs. Oklahoma

THE RUB: Are the Longhorns back? We’ll see on Saturday, but I suspect they’ll be like Seth in this clip …

4. KANSAS STATE (4-0, 1-0) | LAST WEEK: Defeated Baylor 36-35 | THIS WEEK: Vs. Missouri

THE RUB: Never mind that Baylor completely threw the game away. The Wildcats took advantage of it. Remember when Bill Snyder worked his magic before? …

5. BAYLOR (3-1, 0-1) | LAST WEEK: Lost to Kansas State 36-35 | THIS WEEK: Vs. Iowa State

THE RUB: Under “how to play not to lose” in the dictionary, it says “see Baylor vs. Kansas State, circa 2011.” Awful coaching, complete panic mode by the Bears on Saturday. Fail …

6. TEXAS A&M (2-2, 0-1) | LAST WEEK: Lost to Arkansas 42-38 | THIS WEEK: At Texas Tech

THE RUB: Back-to-back weeks of meltdown mode for the overrated Aggies in the second half. More fail …

7. MISSOURI (2-2, 0-1) | LAST WEEK: Bye | THIS WEEK: At Kansas State

THE RUB: Saturday likely defines Missouri’s season. A win serves as a springboard. A loss, and you might be looking at something like this …

8. TEXAS TECH (4-0, 1-0) | LAST WEEK: Defeated Kansas 45-34 | THIS WEEK: Vs. Texas A&M

THE RUB: How in the hell do you trail Kansas 20-0? Who knew they had the technology for that? …

9. IOWA STATE (3-1, 0-1) | LAST WEEK: Lost to Texas 37-14 | THIS WEEK: At Baylor

THE RUB: The Cyclones can’t beat the Longhorns. But we all knew that …

10. KANSAS (2-2, 0-1) | LAST WEEK: Lost to Texas Tech 45-34 | THIS WEEK: At Oklahoma State

THE RUB: Kansas may not have another shot at a win this season. Most of their games will be similar to the end of this scene …

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