Last week, the Bears were at No. 12 after a bye week. But this week, they moved up to No. 11 after defeating West Virginia, 17-14, in Waco on Halloween.
The only other Texas team making an appearance in this week's poll is SMU – but they are down eight spots after a 48-54 loss to the Memphis Tigers in Tennessee on Saturday. It was the Mustangs' first loss of the season.
Elsewhere in the Big 12, Oklahoma moved up one spot from No. 10 to No. 9 after a bye week, keeping their title as the top-ranked Big 12 team.
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