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The first warning that Baylor could be destined for a Bottom 25 appearance in 2023 came in a stunning Week 1 outcome as the Bears fell 42-31 against a Texas State team playing its first game under first-year coach G.J. Kinne. Baylor put the finishing touches on its descent into our weekly ranking of college football futility in a 38-6 loss to visiting Texas on Saturday as it surrendered 503 yards and failed to score a touchdown.

Getting Texas at home for the final time as a Big 12 foe was supposed to elicit the best from the Bears, who were playing in front of a sell-out crowd in a prime-time slot on a national network. Instead, it served as a grand stage for the program's increasingly obvious shortcomings under fourth-year coach Dave Aranda. 

Baylor's lone win in a 1-3 start came against FCS foe Long Island University, and even that 30-7 victory looked uninspired. But at least the Bears' misery has some company this week, thanks to Boston College and Arizona State. The Eagles and Sun Devils share similar resumes as Baylor. All three teams are 1-3 with losses to Group of Five schools, ugly wins over FCS teams and an 0-2 mark against Power Five opponents. 

With those three schools all in the mix, Virginia has plenty of Power Five company in this week's Bottom 25 rankings.

Bottom 25 rankings

After years as the QB1 of the Bottom 25, Tom Fornelli has passed the baton to David Cobb this season. We're still using Fornelli's power rankings to determine the order -- with the No. 1 ranking belonging to the worst FBS team -- but the written jabs are from Cobb. 

No longer ranked: Boise State, Houston, South Florida, Northern Illinois, East Carolina, Tulsa, Arkansas State, Colorado State, North Texas