It was a fun opening weekend of college football in the Big 12 and it seemed that one team took a big step forward, while another top team fell flat on its face. It will be interesting to see what happens in the conference as the season rolls on.
The Oklahoma Sooners were gashed in their season opener against Houston, who essentially solidified their spot in the conference’s expansion next year. The Texas Longhorns, however, showed everyone that they were back with a huge win over the tenth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
The conference got off to a hot start and they might be making a big move towards the College Football Playoff this year. Here are the top five power rankings in the Big 12 heading into Week 2.