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Monday, November 9, 2009
Brown surprised only two Big 12 teams ranked

Texas' Mack Brown said in a weekly conference call with reporters on Monday that he was surprised that only two Big 12 teams are ranked. Texas is No. 3 in the BCS standings and Oklahoma State is No. 19.

"Last year was a real offensive year in this league. It looks like this year has been more of a defensive year," Brown said. "You just never know. Injuries impact it. Schedules impact it. There's a lot of things that are impacting conferences, and it doesn't look like across the board there's as many great teams this year as there normally are -- not just in our league but across the country."

Texas doesn't have any ranked teams left on its remaining schedule at this point. The Longhorns travel to Baylor this Saturday and face Kansas at home before heading to College Station to take on Texas A&M on Thanksgiving night.