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BCS Rankings Week 2: Top 50 Remaining Games That Will Impact the BCS Standings

Denton RamseySenior Analyst IOctober 25, 2010

BCS Rankings Week 2: Top 50 Remaining Games That Will Impact the BCS Standings

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    With the second week of BCS standings officially in the books, it's time to take a look at the remaining schedule.

    And specifically, what games could be bowl-or-bust for BCS contenders.

    So, with Week 9 of the NCAA football season looming on the horizon, let’s quickly glance at the top 50 remaining games that will impact the BCS standings…

50. No. 1 Auburn Tigers Vs. Mississippi Rebels

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    When/Where

    Saturday, October 30, 6:00 p.m. EST/@ Mississippi

     

    What's At Stake

    Auburn’s No. 1 ranking will be on the line in Week 9

     

    Who Will Win

    Auburn by 17

49. No. 2 Oregon Ducks Vs. Washington Huskies

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, TBD/@ Oregon

     

    What's At Stake

    Oregon’s No. 2 BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 10

     

    Who Will Win

    Oregon by 14

48. No. 3 Boise State Broncos Vs. Fresno State Bulldogs

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    When/Where

    Friday, Nov. 19, 9:30 p.m. EST/@ Boise State

     

    What's At Stake

    The Broncos’ No. 3 BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 11

     

    Who Will Win

    Boise State by 13

47. No. 2 Oregon Ducks Vs. California Golden Bears

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ California

     

    What's At Stake

    Ducks’ No. 2 BCS ranking is up for grabs in Week 11

     

    Who Will Win

    Oregon by 15

46. No. 4 TCU Horned Frogs Vs. San Diego State Aztecs

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, 4:00 p.m. EST/@ TCU

     

    What's At Stake

    The Horned Frogs’ No. 4 BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 11

     

    Who Will Win

    TCU by 16

45. No. 6 Missouri Tigers Vs. Kansas State Wildcats

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ Missouri

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 11 will be a big weekend in NCAA football as No. 6 Missouri’s BCS ranking will be up for grabs

     

    Who Will Win

    Missouri by 12

44. No. 2 Oregon Ducks Vs. USC Trojans

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Oct. 30, 8:00 p.m. EST/@ USC

     

    What's At Stake

    No. 2 Oregon’s BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 9

     

    Who Will Win

    Oregon by 17

43. No. 1 Auburn Tigers Vs. Georgia Bulldogs

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ Auburn

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 11 will once again shed a lot of light on what’s to come in the final BCS standings, with No. 1 Auburn’s ranking once again up for grabs

     

    Who Will Win

    Auburn by 6

42. No. 24 Nevada Wolf Pack Vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Dec. 4, 3:00 p.m. EST/@ Louisiana Tech

     

    What's At Stake

    No. 24 Nevada’s final chance at solidifying it’s BCS ranking will be on the line in the final weekend of college football

     

    Who Will Win

    Nevada by 3

41. No. 21 Mississippi State Bulldogs Vs. Kentucky Wildcats

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Oct. 30, 7:00 p.m. EST/@ Mississippi State

     

    What's At Stake

    The Bulldogs’ No. 21 BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 9

     

    Who Will Win

    Mississippi State by 12

40. No. 22 Miami (FL) Hurricanes Vs. South Florida Bulls

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 27, TBD/@ Miami (FL)

     

    What's At Stake

    Hurricanes’ No. 22 BCS ranking will be up for grabs in Week 13

     

    Who Will Win

    Miami (FL) by 14

39. No. 23 Virginia Tech Hokies Vs. Virginia Cavaliers

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 27, TBD/@ Virginia Tech

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 13 will be quite a weekend in college football, as No. 23 Virginia Tech’s BCS hopes will be on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Virginia Tech by 4

38. No. 20 South Carolina Gamecocks Vs. Florida Gators

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ Florida

     

    What's At Stake

    No. 20 Gamecocks’ BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 11

     

    Who Will Win

    South Carolina by 3

37. No. 21 Mississippi State Bulldogs Vs. Mississippi Rebels

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 27, TBD/@ Mississippi

     

    What's At Stake

    Bulldogs’ No. 21 BCS ranking will be up for grabs in Week 13

     

    Who Will Win

    Mississippi State by 12

36. No. 22 Miami (FL) Hurricanes Vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ Georgia Tech

     

    What's At Stake

    The Hurricanes’ will be battling for BCS positioning in Week 11, put it’s No. 22 ranking on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Miami by 2

35. No. 23 Virginia Tech Hokies Vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ North Carolina

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 11 will be a make-or-break weekend for BCS contenders, and No. 23 Virginia Tech ranking will also be up for grabs

     

    Who Will Win

    Virginia Tech by 10

34. No. 20 South Carolina Gamecocks Vs. Tennessee Volunteers

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Oct. 30, 12:21 p.m. EST/@ South Carolina

     

    What's At Stake

    No. 20 South Carolina’s BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 9

     

    Who Will Win

    South Carolina by 12

33. No. 24 Nevada Wolf Pack Vs. Fresno State Bulldogs

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, 10:00 p.m. EST/@ Fresno State

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 11, as already mentioned, will be a must-see weekend for all college football fans; No. 24 Nevada’s BCS hopes and dreams will also be on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Nevada by 10

32. No. 23 Virginia Tech Hokies Vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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    When/Where

    Thursday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. EST/@ Virginia Tech

     

    What's At Stake

    After a bye-week next weekend, the Hokies put it’s No. 23 BCS ranking on the line in Week 10 against the Yellow Jackets

     

    Who Will Win

    Virginia Tech by 4

31. No. 25 Baylor Bears Vs. Texas A&M Aggies

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ Baylor

     

    What's At Stake

    The No. 25 Baylor Bears put it’s BCS ranking on the line in Week 11 in a Big 12 battle of the Brazos

     

    Who Will Win

    Baylor by 8

30. No. 16 Florida State Seminoles Vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, TBD/@ Florida State

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 10 will put the Seminoles against the Tar Heels, with No. 16 Florida State putting it’s BCS ranking on the line in ACC action

     

    Who Will Win

    Florida State by 13

29. No. 15 Arizona Wildcats Vs. Arizona State Sun Devils

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    When/Where

    Thursday, Dec. 2, 8:00 p.m. EST/@ Arizona

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 14, the final weekend of college football, will be make or break time for the No. 15 Arizona Wildcats

     

    Who Will Win

    Arizona by 9

28. No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers Vs. Purdue Boilermakers

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, TBD/@ Purdue

     

    What's At Stake

    After a bye in Week 9, the No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers return to the gridiron in Week 10 with it’s BCS ranking on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Wisconsin by 16

27. No. 9 Oklahoma Sooners Vs. Texas A&M Aggies

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, TBD/@ Texas A&M

     

    What's At Stake

    Oklahoma’s No. 9 BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 10

     

    Who Will Win

    Oklahoma by 3

26. No. 8 Utah Utes Vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, 2:30 p.m. EST/@ Notre Dame

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 11’s BCS barn-burners will include a clash between No. 8 Utah and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish

     

    Who Will Win

    Utah by 9

25. No. 15 Arizona Wildcats Vs. USC Trojans

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, 8:00 p.m. EST/@ Arizona

     

    What's At Stake

    Arizona’s No. 15 BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 11

     

    Who Will Win

    Arizona by 7

24. No. 17 Oklahoma State Cowboys Vs. Texas Longhorns

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ Texas

     

    What's At Stake

    Week 11’s Big 12 Saturday showdown will pit the Texas Longhorns against Oklahoma State, with the Cowboys putting it’s No. 17 BCS ranking on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Texas by 3

23. No. 16 Florida State Semionles Vs. Florida Gators

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 27, TBD/@ Florida State

     

    What's At Stake

    The annual showdown between Florida and Florida State will be about more than just bragging rights in 2010 as the Seminoles’ No. 16 BCS ranking will be on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Florida State by 5

22. No. 11 Ohio State Buckeyes Vs. Michigan Wolverines

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 27, TBD/@ Ohio State

     

    What's At Stake

    The final weekend of college football should be a great one for Ohio State, especially with the Buckeyes’ No. 11 BCS ranking on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Ohio State by 13

21. Texas Longhorns Vs. Texas A&M Aggies

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    When/Where

    Thursday, Nov. 25, 8:00 p.m. EST

     

    What's At Stake

    It appears as though neither the Longhorns nor the Aggies will be ranked in the BCS heading into their annual showdown, but there’s always lots on the line when Texas faces Texas A&M

     

    Who Will Win

    Texas by 2

20. No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers Vs. Michigan Wolverines

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 20, TBD/@ Michigan

     

    What's At Stake

    The Badgers’ No. 10 BCS ranking will be on the line in Week 12

     

    Who Will Win

    Wisconsin by 9

19. No. 9 Oklahoma Sooners Vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ Oklahoma

     

    What's At Stake

    The Sooners will ride into Week 11 with it’s No. 9 BCS ranking on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Oklahoma by 10

18. No. 25 Baylor Bears Vs. Texas Longhorns

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Oct. 30, 7:00 p.m. EST/@ Texas

     

    What's At Stake

    Baylor's first BCS ranking in over a decade will be on the line in Week 9 against the Texas Longhorns

     

    Who Will Win

    Baylor by 3

17. No. 22 Miami (FL) Hurricanes Vs. No. 23 Virginia Tech Hokies

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 20, TBD/@ Miami (FL)

     

    What's At Stake

    Both Miami (FL) and Virginia Tech ride into this Week 12 matchup with BCS rankings on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Miami (FL) by 5

16. No. 19 Arkansas Razorbacks Vs. No. 21 Mississippi State Bulldogs

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 20, TBD/@ Mississippi State

     

    What's At Stake

    Both team’s enter this contest with BCS rankings on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Arkansas by 3

15. No. 17 Oklahoma State Cowboys Vs. No. 25 Baylor Bears

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, TBD/@ Oklahoma State

     

    What's At Stake

    Both Baylor and Oklahoma State enter this Big 12 Week 10 showdown with BCS rankings on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Baylor by 3

14. No. 19 Arkansas Razorbacks Vs. No. No. 20 South Carolina Gamecocks

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, TBD/@ South Carolina

     

    What's At Stake

    This Week 10 SEC showdown between No. 19 Arkansas and No. 20 South Carolina will feature two teams with BCS hopes and dreams on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    South Carolina by 5

13. No. 12 LSU Tigers Vs. No. 19 Arkansas Razorbacks

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 27, TBD/@ Arkansas

     

    What's At Stake

    In a SEC regular season finale, the No. 12 LSU Tigers will battle the No. 19 Arkansas Razorbacks with BCS rankings on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    LSU by 10

12. No. 7 Alabama Crimson Tide Vs. No. 21 Mississippi State Bulldogs

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 13, TBD/@ Alabama

     

    What's At Stake

    Both SEC teams enter this Week 11 contest with BCS rankings on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    Alabama by 13

11. No. 3 Boise State Broncos Vs. No. 24 Nevada Wolf Pack

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    When/Where

    Friday, Nov. 26, 10:15 p.m. EST/@ Nevada

     

    What's At Stake

    Especially for Boise State, this will be the Broncos’ final BCS stamp on the season

     

    Who Will Win

    Boise State by 9

10. No. 5 Michigan State Spartans Vs. No. 18 Iowa Hawkeyes

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m. EST/@ Iowa

     

    What's At Stake

    Major BCS implications as two Big Ten teams battle it out on the gridiron

     

    Who Will Win

    Iowa by 3

9. No. 9 Oklahoma Sooners Vs. No. 25 Baylor Bears

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 20, TBD/@ Baylor

     

    What's At Stake

    BCS implications abound—and for the first time in ages, the Bears have a chance to beat the Sooners; especially with the game at Waco’s Floyd Casey Stadium

     

    Who Will Win

    Baylor by 2

8. No. 13 Stanford Cardinal Vs. No. 15 Arizona Wildcats

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, TBD/@ Stanford

     

    What's At Stake

    A major change awaits one of these teams in the BCS standings, with the game having extreme implications on postseason bowl berths

     

    Who Will Win

    Stanford by 7

7. No. 11 Ohio State Buckeyes Vs. No. 18 Iowa Hawkeyes

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 20, TBD/@ Iowa

     

    What's At Stake

    Bowl and BCS standing could change between now and then, but both of these teams will still have plenty to prove by Week 12 of the 2010 season.

     

    Who Will Win

    Ohio State by 6

6. No. 6 Missouri Tigers Vs. No. 14 Nebraska Cornhuskers

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m. EST/@ Nebraska

     

    What's At Stake

    Missouri puts it’s No. 6 BCS ranking on the line in Week 9

     

    Who Will Win

    Missouri by 5

5. No. 2 Oregon Ducks Vs. No. 15 Arizona Wildcats

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    When/Where

    Friday, Nov. 26, 7:00 p.m. EST/@ Oregon

     

    What's At Stake

    Plenty in this Pac-10 battle of top 15 BCS teams

     

    Who Will Win

    Oregon by 9

4. No. 7 Alabama Crimson Tide Vs. No. 12 LSU Tigers

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, 8:00 p.m. EST/@ LSU

     

    What's At Stake

    BCS implications in a SEC showdown between No. 7 Alabama and No. 12 LSU

     

    Who Will Win

    Alabama by 4

3. No. 9 Oklahoma Sooners Vs. No. 17 Oklahoma State Cowboys

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 27, TBD/@ Oklahoma State

     

    What's At Stake

    Annual showdown between Sooners and Cowboys is always entertaining, and this season there are major BCS implications as well

     

    Who Will Win

    Oklahoma State by 6

2. No. 4 TCU Horned Frogs Vs. No. 8 Utah Utes

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    When/Where

    Saturday, Nov. 6, 3:30 p.m. EST/@ Utah

     

    What's At Stake

    A Week 10 showdown will pit TCU against the Utes, with the Horned Frogs entering the contest with a BCS ranking on the line

     

    Who Will Win

    TCU by 7

1. No. 1 Auburn Tigers Vs. No. 7 Alabama Crimson Tide

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    When/Where

    Friday, Nov. 26, TBD/@ Alabama

     

    What's At Stake

    In an annual showdown that will likely turn into a shootout, the No. 1 Auburn Tigers and No. 7 Alabama Crimson Tide enter the regular season finale with BCS hopes and dreams hinging on a victory

     

    Who Will Win

    Alabama by 3

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    Denton Ramsey may be reached via email at denton.ramsey@gmail.com

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