TCU ranked No. 4 in AP Top 25 after thrashing Kansas

Another week, another dominant showing for the TCU Horned Frogs.

After absolutely overwhelming the Kansas Jayhawks en route to a 43-0 blowout victory, TCU was ranked No. 4 in the latest Associated Press Top 25. The Frogs came in at No. 4 in the Amway Coaches Poll as well.

The undefeated Horned Frogs began the season on the outside of the polls looking in, but have since cruised through their schedule and climbed the rankings along the way. A statement 44-31 victory over then-No. 6 Oklahoma State on Sept. 23 seemingly served as the turning point for TCU’s season and the Horned Frogs have taken hold of their destiny ever since.

With seven games in the rearview, TCU is enjoying a perfect 7-0 record and headlines a loaded Big 12 at 4-0 in conference action.

As a result, TCU is now sitting comfortably in the rankings, and the Frogs’ path to the College Football Playoff and Big 12 Title is well within their reach.

Next up, TCU will hit the road for another testing Big 12 showdown with the 5-2 Iowa State Cyclones, who are enjoying their best start since 2002 after notching three consecutive victories.

TCU has won four straight against Iowa State and owns a 7-1 all-time series edge.

Here are the full rankings:

1
Alabama (61)
SEC
Record: 8-0
PV Rank

1

Points

1,525

2
Penn State
Big Ten
Record: 7-0
2
1,444
3
Georgia
SEC
Record: 7-0
3
1,409
4
TCU
Big 12
Record: 7-0
4
1,327
5
Wisconsin
Big Ten
Record: 7-0
5
1,241
6
Ohio State
Big Ten
Record: 6-1
6
1,165
7
Clemson
ACC
Record: 6-1
7
1,113
8
Miami (FL)
ACC
Record: 6-0
8
1,101
9
Notre Dame
Division I FBS Independents
Record: 6-1
13
1,066
10
Oklahoma
Big 12
Record: 6-1
9
1,040
11
Oklahoma State
Big 12
Record: 6-1
10
894
12
Washington
Pac-12
Record: 6-1
12
836
13
Virginia Tech
ACC
Record: 6-1
14
791
14
North Carolina State
ACC
Record: 6-1
16
666
15
Washington State
Pac-12
Record: 7-1
15
648
16
Michigan State
Big Ten
Record: 6-1
18
615
17
South Florida
The American
Record: 7-0
16
604
18
UCF
The American
Record: 6-0
20
500
19
Auburn
SEC
Record: 6-2
21
397
20
Stanford
Pac-12
Record: 5-2
22
344
21
USC
Pac-12
Record: 6-2
11
319
22
West Virginia
Big 12
Record: 5-2
23
196
23
LSU
SEC
Record: 6-2
24
182
24
Memphis
The American
Record: 6-1
25
111
25
Iowa State
Big 12
Record: 5-2
98

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