STILLWATER – The Oklahoma State football team was ranked No. 18 in the first edition of the College Football Playoff Rankings, released Tuesday evening.

This marks the 18th consecutive CFP rankings OSU has been a part of dating to Nov. 5, 2019. It also marks seven out of the past eight seasons that the Cowboys have been a part of the rankings.

OSU is one of four Big 12 teams ranked in the initial poll, with TCU being the highest ranked team at No. 7. Kansas State landed at No. 13 with the Pokes and No. 24 Texas rounding out the rankings for the conference.

The College Football Playoff Rankings will be announced every Tuesday until the selection show on Sunday, Dec. 4, following the conference championship games.

The Cowboys will look to bounce back from last week’s loss to Kansas State when they take on Kansas in Lawrence on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. and will be televised on FS1.