Kansas Football Moves To Number Two In Four Major Polls

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas football has moved to second in the nation in all four major polls that were released on Sunday. The Jayhawks are second to LSU in the Bowl Championship Series, Associated Press, USA Today and Harris Interactive polls.

Kansas, 11-0 on the season after defeating Iowa State 45-7 on Saturday, has achieved its highest ranking in school history as the 1968 team was ranked third by the Associated Press for three weeks.

The Jayhawks will conclude the regular season facing Missouri, which at 10-1, is ranked fourth in the BCS and USA Today polls and third in the AP and Harris Interactive polls, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City on Saturday at 7 p.m. in a game that will be televised nationally on ABC.

The winner of the game will advance to the Big 12 Championship game in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 1 as the Big 12 North Division Champion. That game will also be televised by ABC at 7 p.m.

NATIONAL POLLS

(Nov. 18, 2007)

Bowl Championship Series

School Pts

1. LSU .9904

2. Kansas .9488

3. West Virginia .8878

4. Missouri .8707

5. Ohio State .8602

6. Arizona State .8019

7. Georgia .7438

8. Virginia Tech .6796

9. Oregon .6267

10. Oklahoma .5816

Associated Press

School Record Pts

1. LSU (60) 10-1 1619

2. Kansas (3) 11-0 1541

3. Missouri (1) 10-1 1469

4. West Virginia (1) 9-1 1457

5. Ohio State 11-1 1341

6. Georgia 9-2 1246

7. Arizona State 9-1 1219

8. Virginia Tech 9-2 1131

9. Oregon 8-2 1057

10. Oklahoma 9-2 1031

USA Today

School Record Pts

1. LSU (51) 10-1 1483

2. Kansas (8) 11-0 1441

3. West Virginia (1) 9-1 1345

4. Missouri 10-1 1328

5. Ohio State 11-1 1276

6. Arizona State 9-1 1158

7. Georgia 9-2 1105

8. Virginia Tech 9-2 1019

9. Oklahoma 8-2 931

10. Oregon 8-2 890

Harris Interactive

School Record Pts

1. LSU (100) 10-1 2804

2. Kansas (13) 11-0 2700

3. Missouri 10-1 2505

3. West Virginia 9-1 2505

5. Ohio State 11-1 2401

6. Arizona State 9-1 2129

7. Georgia 9-2 2076

8. Virginia Tech 9-2 1863

9. Oklahoma 9-2 1820

10. Oregon 8-2 1799


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