NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma surged to No. 3 in the latest AP, Coaches and Harris polls released Sunday afternoon. The Sooners (11-2) rocked then-No. 1 Missouri, 38-17, in the Big 12 Championship Game Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio. OU became the first Big 12 team to win back-to-back championships and claimed the program's fifth conference title in eight seasons and 41st overall. View complete coverage here.
 
OU was No. 4 in the BCS standings and will play Big East champion West Virginia (10-2) in the 2008 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz., on January 2. It's Oklahoma's sixth BCS bowl game in the past eight seasons and second consecutive in the Fiesta.
 
Initiated in 1936, the AP has issued 969 weekly polls to date. In more than one-third of the polls (36%), Oklahoma has been ranked in the top five. No team in college football history has been ranked more times in the AP top five than Oklahoma. OU and Notre Dame are tied for the most weeks ranked No. 1 at 95 each.
OU All-Time in the AP Poll | Oklahoma Football History & Tradition
 
 AP Top 25
 
 Coaches Top 25
 
 Harris Poll

1
 Ohio State (50)  1,578
2
 LSU (11)  1,519
3
 Oklahoma (1)  1,423
4
 Georgia (1)  1,421
5
 Virginia Tech (1)  1,380
6
 USC  1,346
7
 Missouri  1,195
8
 Kansas  1,164
9
 Florida  1,071
10
 Hawaii (1)  1,050
11
 West Virginia  1,040
12
 Arizona State  939
13
 Illinois  797
14
 Boston College  668
15
 Clemson  614
16
 Tennessee  554
17
 Texas  517
18
 Wisconsin  447
19
 BYU  439
20
 Cincinnati  394
21
 Virginia  344
22
 Auburn  264
23
 South Florida  246
24
 Boise State  221
24
 Arkansas  173
 
1
 Ohio State (46)  1,469
2
 LSU (11)  1,418
3
 Oklahoma (2)  1,331
4
 Georgia  1,277
5
 Virginia Tech  1,242
6
 USC  1,227
7
 Missouri  1,104
8
 Kansas  1,099
9
 West Virginia  1,010
10
 Hawaii (1)  994
11
 Arizona State  900
12
 Florida  890
13
 Illinois  747
14
 Boston College  617
15
 Wisconsin  594
16
 Clemson  567
17
 Texas  498
18
 Tennessee  480
19
 BYU  462
20
 Virginia  332
21
 Auburn  289
22
 Boise State  246
23
 Cincinnati  215
24
 Arkansas  137
25
 South Florida  115
 
1
 Ohio State (98)  2813
2
 LSU (7)  2630
3
 Oklahoma (6)  2520
4
 Georgia (1)  2469
5
 USC  2346
6
 Virginia Tech (1)  2345
7
 Missouri  2117
8
 Kansas  2092
9
 West Virginia  1924
10
 Hawaii (1)  1903
11
 Florida  1786
12
 Arizona State  1628
13
 Illinois  1400
14
 Boston College  1124
15
 Wisconsin  1079
16
 Clemson  1041
17
 Texas  983
18
 BYU  912
19
 Tennessee  870
20
 Cincinnati  580
21
 Virginia  551
22
 Boise State  541
23
 Auburn  448
24
 South Florida  362
25
 Arkansas  129

The BCS standings formula consists of three components, each weighted equally: the Coaches Poll, the Harris Poll and an average of six computer rankings (Anderson & Hester, Richard Billingsley, Colley Matrix, Kenneth Massey, Jeff Sagarin and Peter Wolfe).
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 BCS Standings
   
1
 Ohio State  .959
2
 LSU  .939
3
 Virginia Tech  .870
4
 Oklahoma  .857
5
 Georgia  .839
6
 Missouri  .776
7
 USC  .764
8
 Kansas  .759
9
 West Virginia  .663
10
 Hawaii  .647
11
 Arizona State  .620
12
 Florida  .613
13
 Illinois  .460
14
 Boston College  .459
15
 Clemson  .384