B/R Official College Football Writers Poll Week Eight: BCS Ruled Irrelevant

Mitchell GoldenCorrespondent IOctober 21, 2009

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 17:  Running back Joe McKnight #4 of the USC Trojans carries the ball against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second quarter of the game at Notre Dame Stadium on October 17, 2009 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The B/R writers disagreed with the BCS formula, placing major teams like USC ahead of the smaller, undefeated teams like Iowa and Boise State.

  1. Alabama (6) 221
  2. Florida (3) 215
  3. Texas 210
  4. USC 189
  5. Cincinnati 179
  6. Boise State 166
  7. Iowa 164
  8. TCU 163
  9. Miami 143
  10. LSU 140
  11. Georgia Tech 135
  12. Oregon 126
  13. Penn State 115
  14. Oklahoma State 102
  15. BYU 96
  16. Utah 80
  17. Houston 73
  18. Pittsburgh 64
  19. Ohio State 49
  20. Texas Tech 41
  21. South Carolina 25
  22. Central Michigan 22
  23. Kansas 17
  24. Michigan 11
  25. South Florida 9

Also received votes: Notre Dame 8, Ole Miss 4, Navy 2, Idaho 1, Nebraska 1, Oklahoma 1