BCS Era Top 25

Brennen SCorrespondent IApril 15, 2009

BCS Era Top 25

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  The Florida Gators celebrate after defeating the Oklahoma Sooners in the FedEx BCS National Championship Game at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida. The Gators won the game by a score of 24-14.  (Photo by Donald Mira

Didn't Quite Make the Cut

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    MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 02:  Jyles Tucker #55 of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons sits on the sidelines after losing to the Louisville Cardinals during the 2007 FedEx Orange Bowl at Dolphin Stadium on January 2, 2007 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by

Boston College Eagles

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    CHESTNUT HILL, MA - OCTOBER 18:  Rich Gunnell #18 of the Boston College Eagles runs a punt return for a touchdown against the Virginia Tech Hokies on October 18, 2008 at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Maryland Terrapins

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    COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 10:  Darrius Heyward-Bey #8 of the Maryland Terrapins begins to celebrate as he scored on 37 yard reverse against the Boston College Eagles in the fourth quarter at Byrd Stadium on November 10, 2007 in College Park, Maryland. (

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29:  Quarterback Jimmy Clausen #7 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish walks out with teammates Robert Hughes #33 and Sergio Brown #31 before the game against the USC Trojans at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 29, 2008 in

TCU Horned Frogs

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    FORT WORTH, TX - OCTOBER 16:  Cornerback Nick Sanders #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs makes a pass interception in the endzone against Austin Collie #9 of the BYU Cougars at Amon G. Carter Stadium on October 16, 2008 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Ma

Oregon State Beavers

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    EL PASO, TX - DECEMBER 31:  Quarterback Lyle Moevao #3 of the Oregon State Beavers lifts the Sun Bowl trophy after a 3-0 win against the Pittsburgh Panthers during the Brut Sun Bowl at the Sun Bowl Stadium December 31, 2008 in El Paso, Texas.  (Photo by R

The Top 25

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  Brandon Spikes #51 of the Florida Gators holds up the winning trophy after the FedEx BCS National Championship Game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Ge

25. Washington State Cougars

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    SEATTLE - NOVEMBER 24:  Running back Chris Ivory #34 of the Washington State Cougars rushes against Roy Lewis #28 of the Washington Huskies at Husky Stadium on November 24, 2007 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

24. Louisville Cardinals

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    LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 14:  L.T. Walker #91 and Daniel Covington #30 of the Louisville Cardinals tackle Jacob Ramsey #20 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the Big East Conference game against  on November 14, 2008 at  Papa John's Stadium in Louisville,

23. Iowa Hawkeyes

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    IOWA CITY, IOWA - NOVEMBER 8: The Iowa Hawkeyes take the field as they take on the Penn State Nittany Lions at Kinnick Stadium on November 8, 2008 in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa defeated Penn State  24-23. (Photo by David Purdy/Getty Images)

22. Kansas State Wildcats

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    SAN DIEGO - DECEMBER 27:  Darren Sproles #43 of Kansas State drags Mason Unck #52 of Arizona State during the first quarter of the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium on December 27, 2002 in San Diego, California.  The Wildcats defeated the Sun

21. West Virginia Mountaineers

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    LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 02:  Steve Slaton #10 of the West Virginia Mountaineers runs the ball against the Louisville Cardinals November 2, 20006 at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville won 44-34. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Im

20. Wisconsin Badgers

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    ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 27:  Allan Evridge #4 of the Wisconsin Badgers passes during the game against the Michigan Wolverines on September 27, 2008 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

19. Nebraska Cornhuskers

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    LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMBER 15:  Nate Swift #87 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers attempts to break free from Taylor Mays #2 of the USC Trojans on September 15, 2007 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

18. Boise State Broncos

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    BOISE, ID - NOVEMBER 20:  Wide receiver Lawrence Bady #9 of Boise State has the ball slip through his hands while being covered by Corey Brazil #1 of Louisiana Tech during the first quarter at Bronco Stadium on November 20, 2004 in Boise, Idaho. Boise Sta

17. Utah Utes

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 02:  (L-R) Quarterback Brian Johnson #3 and wide receiver Brent Casteel #5 of the Utah Utes celebrate after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 31-17 during the 75th Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 2, 2009 in

16. Penn State Nittany Lions

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    STATE COLLEGE, PA - SEPTEMBER 06:  Quarterback Daryll Clark #17 of the Penn State Nittany Lions during play against the Oregon State Beavers at Beaver Stadium on September 6, 2008 in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

15. Alabama Crimson Tide

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 02:  Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks on before taking on the Utah Utes during the 75th Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 2, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty

14. Tennessee Volunteers

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    NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 22:  Nick Reveiz #56, Wes Brown #94, Eric Berry #14 and Nevin McKenzie #20 of the Tennessee Volunteers react after a defensive stop against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the game at Vanderbilt Stadium on November 22, 2008 in Na

13. Auburn Tigers

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    AUBURN, AL - SEPTEMBER 20:  The special teams unit of the Auburn Tigers prepare for a kick-off after the offense scored against the LSU Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 20, 2008 in Auburn, Alabama. LSU defeated Auburn 26-21.  (Photo by Doug Benc

12. Oregon Ducks

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    SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 30:   Runningback LeGarrette Blount #9 of the University of Oregon Ducks celebrates his touchdown with teammate Jaison Williams #4 during his team's 42-31 win over the Oklahoma State University Cowboys in the Pacific Life Holiday

11. Florida State Seminoles

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    COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 22:  Christian Ponder #7 of the Florida State Seminoles throws a pass against the Maryland Terrapins on November 22, 2008 at Byrd Stadium in College Park, Maryland.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

10. Michigan Wolverines

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    ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 25:  Bobby Centlivre #22 of the Michigan Wolverines catches the ball during the game against the Michigan State Spartans on October 25, 2008 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan State won the game 35-21. (Photo by G

9. Virginia Tech Hokies

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    BLACKSBURG - OCTOBER 25:  Sean Glennon #7 of the Virginia Tech Hokies looks to pass during the game against the Boston College Eagles at Lane Stadium on October 25, 2007 in Blacksburg, Virginia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

8. Miami Hurricanes

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    MIAMI - NOVEMBER 13:  Tight end Chris Zellner #88 of the Miami Hurricanes runs out of the tunnel during introductions prior to taking on the Virginia Tech Hokies at Dolphin Stadium on November 13, 2008 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

7. Texas Longhorns

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    GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 05:  Wide receiver Quan Cosby #6 of the Texas Longhorns celebrates with  Jared Norton #11 after a 26 yard touchdown reception against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game on January 5, 2009 at University of P

6. Georgia Bulldogs

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 01:  Knowshon Moreno #24 of the Georgia Bulldogs runs the ball against the Hawai'i Warriors during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 1, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Georgia won 41-10.  (Photo by Chris G

5. LSU Tigers

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    AUBURN, AL - SEPTEMBER 20:  Safety Curtis Taylor #27 of the LSU Tigers celebrates after stopping the Auburn Tigers on fourth down with less than a minute to play at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 20, 2008 in Auburn, Alabama. LSU defeated Auburn 26-21.

4. Florida Gators

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    ATLANTA - DECEMBER 06:  Quarterback Tim Tebow #15 of the Florida Gators reacts after tossing a touchdown pass against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the SEC Championship on December 6, 2008 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox

3. Ohio State Buckeyes

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    COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 23:  Brian Robiskie #80 of the Ohio State Buckeyes is congradulated by Anthony Gonzalez #11 after a catch against the Penn State Nittany Lions on September 23, 2006 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won the game 28-6.

2. USC Trojans

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    PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  The USC Trojans run out onto the field before the 95th Rose Bowl Game presented by Citi against the Penn State Nittany Lions at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2009 in Pasadena, California. The Trojans defeated the Nittany Lions 38

1. Oklahoma Sooners

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    NORMAN, OK - NOVEMBER 22:  Back judge Mike Defee signals the touchdown by Jermaine Gresham #18 of the Oklahoma Sooners against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the second quarter at Memorial Stadium on November 22, 2008 in Norman, Oklahoma.  (Photo by Ronald