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Texas jumps to No. 4 in newest AP ballot after massive win over Alabama

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The Texas Longhorns have been rewarded Sunday with a prime 5 rating in The Related Press High 25 following their win over Alabama.

Texas topped Alabama 34-24 behind Quinn Ewers’ three landing passes and 349 passing yards. Ja’Tavion Sanders had 5 catches for 114 yards, Adonai Mitchell had three catches for 78 yards and two touchdowns and Xavier Worthy added 5 catches for 75 yards and a rating.

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Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers (3) celebrates the crew’s win over Alabama Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.  (AP Picture/Vasha Hunt)

The spectacular efficiency moved Texas from No. 11 to No. 4. It’s the primary time the Longhorns have been within the prime 5 since 2010. They completed 5-7 that 12 months.

For now, Texas can say is again — to some extent.

“We’ve got a ton of respect for Alabama, and I understand how nicely they’re coached. I understand how exhausting they play,” Texas coach Steve Sarkisian mentioned after the sport. “I feel it simply reveals quite a bit about what we’re able to. Like I mentioned coming into this recreation, this recreation isn’t going to outline our season. We’ve got 10 regular-season video games left.”

Quinn Ewers vs Alabama

Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers (3) passes towards Alabama in the course of the first half of a recreation Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.  (AP Picture/Vasha Hunt)

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The Pac-12 has eight groups within the newest ballot  — No. 5 USC, No. 8 Washington, No. 12 Utah, No. 13 Oregon, No. 16 Oregon State, No. 18 Colorado, No. 23 Washington State and No. 24 UCLA. The latter two colleges have been new entrants into the rankings.

Miami and Iowa have been additionally newcomers. The Hurricanes beat Texas A&M, and Iowa topped Iowa State.

Michael Penix Jr vs Tulsa

Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. walks on the sector after a win over Tulsa in a recreation Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, in Seattle.  (AP Picture/Lindsey Wasson)

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Georgia, Michigan, Florida State, Texas and USC spherical out the highest 5. Ohio State, Penn State, Washington, Notre Dame and Alabama spherical out the highest 10.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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