BCS Rankings 2013: Live Top 25 Results, Reaction to Week 9 Standings

Alex SimsCorrespondent IIIOctober 20, 2013

The first 2013 BCS rankings are out and it's the Alabama Crimson Tide at No. 1 in Week 9 as expected. The two-time defending BCS champions are followed by a surprise at No. 2 in Florida State, which edged out Oregon at No. 3 despite the Ducks coming in second in all the major human polls.

Ohio State at No. 4 and Missouri at No. 5 round out the Top Five, with Stanford coming in at No. 6 as the top one-loss team. 

ESPN's show was short and sweet, so just scroll down for whatever you might have missed, as well as our own expert analysis and a few Twitter highlights on the beginning of the end of the BCS standings.

Also, keep scrolling for full breakdowns of the contenders still left in all the BCS automatic qualifying conferences, as well as the non-AQ BCS hopefuls.

Thanks to those who tuned in and interacted in our Sunday night virtual BCS release party.