Texas came in at No. 15 in the AP Top 25 Preseason poll. The Longhorns are the second ranked Big 12 school, Oklahoma State leads the league at No. 13. Oklahoma (16) and TCU (20) also debuted in the preseason top 25. Baylor and Kansas State also received votes.
Texas finished the 2012 season ranked at No. 19 in the AP following its Alamo Bowl win against Oregon State.
Alabama topped the powls with Ohio State coming in at No 2. Oregon, Stanford and Georgia round out the top five.
AP Preseason Poll
2. Ohio State
13. Oklahoma State