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Simulated BCS Rankings Week Two: Alabama, LSU continue to lead, while South Carolina springs to No. 5

Simulated BCS Rankings Week Two: Alabama, LSU continue to lead, while South Carolina springs to No. 5

Alabama and LSU might once again lead the simulated BCS rankings after two weekends of action, but after a handful of upsets and surprises, the rankings are anything...

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USA Today Coaches’ Poll Week Two: LSU up to No. 2

USA Today Coaches’ Poll Week Two: LSU up to No. 2

On the strength of their victory over Washington, LSU is your new No. 2 team in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, as the Tigers pass USC, who falls to No. 3. The...

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BlogPoll Week Two: Alabama on top, Michigan State emerges on weekend of chaos

BlogPoll Week Two: Alabama on top, Michigan State emerges on weekend of chaos

Alabama has proven the more consistent of the four top teams established early in this season — Oregon, USC, LSU and the Tide. So they’re No. 1 in my...

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Simulated BCS Rankings Week One: LSU and Alabama are on top again

Simulated BCS Rankings Week One: LSU and Alabama are on top again

Update: An earlier version of these simulations contained a mistake in the summing of the computer rankings. Check out the full worksheet. These simulated ranking...

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USA Today Coaches’ Poll Week One: Alabama reclaims No. 1 spot, USC up to No. 2

USA Today Coaches’ Poll Week One: Alabama reclaims No. 1 spot, USC up to No. 2

On the strength of their victory over previously top-10 Michigan, Alabama claims the No. 1 spot in the first USA Today Coaches’ Poll of the 2012 regular...

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BlogPoll Week One: The Fabulous Four of USC, LSU, Alabama and Oregon Reign

BlogPoll Week One: The Fabulous Four of USC, LSU, Alabama and Oregon Reign

The four teams prove spectacular on college football’s first weekend and there seems little reason to put anyone else in the top four. West Virginia impresses...

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2012 BCS AQ Conference Profile: Pac-12

2012 BCS AQ Conference Profile: Pac-12

BCS Know How is taking you through the six automatic-qualifying BCS conferences in preparation for the 2012 season. Our easy-to-digest previews continue with...

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Preseason USA Today Coaches’ Poll: LSU, Alabama grab top spots

Preseason USA Today Coaches’ Poll: LSU, Alabama grab top spots

The preseason 2012 Coaches’ Poll might be somewhat reminiscent for most college football fans, seeing LSU and Alabama atop the rankings once again. But USC’s...

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BCS Know How’s 2012 Preseason Rankings and BlogPoll Ballot

BCS Know How’s 2012 Preseason Rankings and BlogPoll Ballot

I’ll always be of the opinion that preseason rankings only add to the problems people have with the way college football crowns its champion, but with something...

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BCS Strips USC of 2004 BCS National Championship

BCS Strips USC of 2004 BCS National Championship

Delivering on a promise made in July, the Bowl Championship Series has official stripped the University of Southern California’s 2004 BCS National Championship. The...

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BlogPoll Ballot Week Four: Full Spin Cycle in the Muddled Middle

BlogPoll Ballot Week Four: Full Spin Cycle in the Muddled Middle

Week four had four ranked matchups, and the results were quite telling. Alabama looked good for a half against Arkansas, and that’s all they needed to pull...

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BlogPoll Ballot Week Three: Nebraska, My Darling

BlogPoll Ballot Week Three: Nebraska, My Darling

This weekend wasn’t so much about results as much as it was about how the teams looked. Yes, we got an upset — Arizona over Iowa — but even that...

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Ineligible Teams Will Be Removed From BCS Computer Rankings

Ineligible Teams Will Be Removed From BCS Computer Rankings

This past Friday, the BCS announced that any team which is ineligible for postseason play will be allowed to be ranked in the computer polls, but will not receive...

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