The Cowboys (5-1, 4-1 Big 12) trailed 12-0 at halftime then scored 20 second-half points to rebound from their first loss of the season. OSU was without safety Kolby Harvell-Peel and wide receiver Tylan Wallace, who only played one snap late, and dealt with injuries throughout to the game to offensive lineman and running back Chuba Hubbard.
The Cowboys will use their upcoming bye week to rest up before they play No. 18 Oklahoma, who defeated winless Kansas 62-9 in Norman. The Sooners (5-2, 4-2) also have a bye week before the Bedlam showdown.
There’s a new No. 1 after Notre Dame knocked off Clemson 47-40 in double overtime in South Bend, Indiana. Despite beating the top-ranked team, the Fighting Irish are at No. 2 behind No. 1 Alabama. Ohio State stayed at No. 3 and the Tigers fell to No. 4.
Others receiving votes: North Carolina 85, Army 54, Tulsa 47, Utah 33, Washington 21, Arizona State 11, Purdue 8, Wake Forest 6, Boise State 5, Appalachian State 5, California 3, Maryland 3, Nevada 1