Texas might be back.
At the very least, Tom Herman’s team continues to climb the rankings. The Longhorns moved up to the No. 6 spot Sunday in the latest Associated Press poll.
Texas currently occupies first place in the Big 12 (4-0) and would secure a bid in the conference title game by winning out.
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But where does this team stand in the hunt for one of the four College Football Playoff spots?
According to Fivethirtyeight.com’s latest CFB Playoff projection, the Longhorns currently have a 15 percent chance of make of being one of the four teams selected.
Eight teams have better CFB playoff odds, including three ranked below Texas. That list includes No. 8 Oklahoma ( 30 percent), No. 7 Georgia (21 percent) and No. 11 Ohio State (22 percent.)