Notable Current AP Ranked Teams
#5. Stanford - Behind Jim Harbaugh, and Andrew Luck, the Cardinal are 11-1 and well-positioned to play in a BCS bowl game. They began the season unranked.
#7. Michigan State - Sparty has shown up big in 2010. Michigan State is 11-1, and co-champions of the Big Ten. They began the season receiving zero votes in the AP poll.
#16. Oklahoma State - The Cowboy offense has been explosive all season long. Their two defeats came to ranked Nebraska and Oklahoma squads. Now 10-2, they began the season unranked.
#15. Missouri - At 10-2, the Tigers play great defense and are 2-1 against ranked teams. Missouri began the season unranked.
#18. South Carolina - The Gamecocks (9-3) have spent the majority of the season ranked, and now face Auburn in the SEC championship game.