The first BCS ranking of the 2012 season is finally out and the Florida Gators have emerged as one of the best teams in the country.
Florida entered the season with a ton of question marks. Is Gillislee ready to carry the load? Can Florida replace Ronald Powell? Is the offensive line better than they were a season ago? Who is going to start at quarterback?
For a team that didn't officially name a starting quarterback until just days before their second game, the Gators are doing alright in 2012 and have answered all of those questions.
Florida has shown this season that, with their running game and defense, they can compete with any team in the country. But are they contenders or pretenders? Let's find out where the Gators came in ranked in the initial BCS poll and what that means for the Gators the rest of the season.