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Cowboys Ranked No. 17 in Final Polls

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The Oklahoma State football team was voted as the No. 17team in the country in the final USA Today Coaches Poll and Associated PressPoll released Tuesday, marking the fourth time in the past six years theCowboys have finished the season in the top 20 of those polls.

 

The 2013 Cowboys, who ended the season 10-3 overall and7-2 in Big 12 play, tied for second in the Big 12 standings and received a bidto play in the 78th AT&T Cotton Bowl, falling to SEC runner-up Missouri.

 

It marked the third time in the past four years theCowboys have won at least 10 games. Prior to coach Mike Gundy taking the helm,OSU had three 10-win seasons in 102 seasons of football - 1984, 1987 and 1988.Gundy quarterbacked the 1987 and 1988 squads.

 

The Cowboys reached as high as No. 6 in the rankings andthe BCS Standings entering the final regular season game of 2013. OSU hasreached the top 10 in the BCS Standings four of the past six seasons and thetop 15 in five of the past six seasons.

 

Three Big 12 Conference teams are ranked in both of thefinal polls, with Oklahoma and Baylor joining Oklahoma State at No. 6 and No.13, respectively.

 

Oklahoma State returns to AT&T Stadium, the locationof the AT&T Cotton Bowl, Aug. 30 for the 2014 season-opener againstdefending national champion Florida State in the 2014 Cowboys Classic.

 

 

USA Today Poll – Final

1. Florida State (59) - 1475

2. Auburn - 1388

3. Michigan State - 1375

4. South Carolina - 1219

5. Missouri - 1200

6. Oklahoma - 1189

7. Clemson - 1091

8. Alabama - 1086

9. Oregon - 975

10. Ohio State - 872

10. Stanford - 872

12. UCF - 865

13. Baylor - 796

14. LSU - 719

15. Louisville - 703

16. UCLA - 597

17. Oklahoma State - 587

18. Texas A&M - 443

19. USC - 313

20. Arizona State - 302

21. Wisconsin - 266

22. Duke - 202

23. Vanderbilt - 180

24. Notre Dame - 125

25. Nebraska - 123

 

AP Poll – Final

1. Florida State (60) - 1500

2. Auburn - 1428

3. Michigan State - 1385

4. South Carolina - 1247

5. Missouri - 1236

6. Oklahoma - 1205

7. Alabama - 1114

8. Clemson - 1078

9. Oregon - 974

10. UCF - 959

11. Stanford - 936

12. Ohio State - 816

13. Baylor - 778

14. LSU - 717

15. Louisville - 693

16. UCLA - 632

17. Oklahoma State - 598

18. Texas A&M - 459

19. USC - 299

20. Notre Dame - 256

21. Arizona State - 255

22. Wisconsin - 245

23. Duke - 190

24. Vanderbilt - 117

25. Washington - 109

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