1. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 11 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    Half of the top 10 teams in last week's BCS standings were idle this week, and other than Texas Tech losing in a mild upset, it was a weekend of mostly ho-hum affairs...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 121,409 reads 393 comments

  2. Florida State-Miami 2000 Sowed the Seeds of BCS Discontent

    Blame Jeremy Shockey and Ken Dorsey. When Shockey caught a 13-yard pass from Dorsey with 46 seconds remaining, it cemented Miami's 27-24 victory over Florida State in that 2000 showdown...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 7,917 reads 25 comments

  3. BCS Has Computer Issues, but They Don't Decide Who Plays for Title

    We're having a near full-scale computer meltdown in this, the final year of the BCS era. Two weeks ago, Jeff Sagarin, the operator of one of the six BCS computers, unveiled a new ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 4,457 reads 21 comments

  4. BCS Rankings 2013: Alabama-Oregon on Inevitable Collision Course?

    With still six weeks left on the season, it looks increasingly like a BCS National Championship Game featuring Alabama and Oregon will be inevitable. Everybody else is just playing for a BCS bowl berth...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 30,775 reads 244 comments

  5. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 10 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    Missouri's double-overtime loss to South Carolina reduced the ranks of BCS contenders by one, and to some extent it solidified the pecking order for the teams vying for a shot at the national championship...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 152,514 reads 516 comments

  6. BYU and College Football Playoff: Did Cougars Make the Right Move?

    BYU is in its third year as a football independent after leaving the Mountain West Conference in 2011. The Cougars are in the midst of a four-game winning streak heading into Friday's showdown with Boise State in what's now an annual rivalry showdown...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 5,490 reads 18 comments

  7. Missouri Shut out of BCS Championship Game Despite Winning SEC?

    Only a week ago, the SEC's dominance of the BCS seemed unquestioned in college football. Three conference teams were ranked in the top seven of the simulated BCS standings , with three more in the top 15...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 7,078 reads 46 comments

  8. BCS Rankings 2013: Is Oregon or Florida State the True No. 2?

    Florida State and Oregon are running neck-and-neck after the initial release of the official BCS standings , with the Seminoles nudging just ahead for the No. 2 spot behind Alabama...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 30,052 reads 443 comments

  9. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Updated Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    On the eve of the release of the season's first official BCS standings, upsets ruled the day, as half of the Top 10 teams in last week's simulated BCS standings went down in defeat...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 199,381 reads 499 comments

  10. College Football's BCS Swan Song: How It Works, Why It's Going Away

    After 16 years of existence, the Bowl Championship Series will be ushered into the ash heap of history following the completion of this season...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 7,934 reads 40 comments

  11. Notre Dame Is Not out of Running for BCS Berth, but It's a Long Shot

    Despite two losses already this season, Notre Dame still has a chance for a shot at a BCS bowl at the end of the season and avert the fate of being the only school with more than three appearances to end up 0-for-BCS...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 4,248 reads 24 comments

  12. BCS Standings Projections 2013: Predicting the First BCS Rankings

    Three upsets on Saturday significantly shook up the BCS landscape, making the initial release of the standings next Sunday perhaps less intriguing...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 63,193 reads 209 comments

  13. Oregon Passes Another Test, but Alabama Will Still Be No. 1

    When the first official BCS standings come out next Sunday, the suspense will involve the identity of the No. 2 team. It could be Oregon—which won impressively again—or the winner of next Saturday's Clemson-Florida State showdown...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 15,638 reads 286 comments

  14. Top BCS Impact Games of Week 7 in College Football

    The first official BCS standings are due out next Sunday, Oct. 20, but the jockeying for positions started long before that...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 17,465 reads 38 comments

  15. Condi Rice on Playoff Selection Committee? Why That's a Good Thing

    Former Auburn coach Pat Dye became the latest to insert himself into the Condi Rice controversy by claiming all the former secretary of state " knows about football is what somebody told her...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 2,599 reads 39 comments

  16. Clemson Overtakes Oregon for No. 2 in BCS, but Will It Last?

    Oregon was held to fewer than 60 points by Colorado in a 57-16 victory Saturday night. As a result, the Ducks were severely punished for that indiscretion and dropped to No. 3 in the latest simulated BCS standings ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 10,930 reads 82 comments

  17. College Football Playoff Committee Taking Shape with Interesting Choices

    Condoleezza Rice has handled world-class cavemen like Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Muammar Gaddafi with aplomb...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 6,067 reads 56 comments

  18. Big Ten's Mediocrity Is Hurting Ohio State's BCS Chances

    Under Urban Meyer, Ohio State has won all 17 games since took over as coach in 2012. Last year, the Buckeyes went 12-0 but didn't even get to play in the Big Ten championship game because they were on a one-year bowl ban...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 5,842 reads 101 comments

  19. Top BCS Impact Games of Week 6 in College Football

    October is here as we're just three weeks away from the unveiling of the first official BCS standings. But with the simulated standings (compiled by BCS Guru ), we already have a pretty good idea about the pecking order among the top teams...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 4,236 reads 4 comments

  20. USC Dynasty in Ruins, Who Can Return Trojans to BCS Glory?

    Lane Kiffin 's inevitable firing came soon after USC's latest debacle, a 62-41 drubbing by Arizona State in the desert. The Trojans had never given up that many points in a game until last season, and now they've done it twice in the last 10 games...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 12,037 reads 101 comments

  21. LSU Not Yet a Casualty of SEC's Internecine Warfare

    Georgia's thrilling 44-41 victory over LSU served to further reduce the ranks of SEC unbeaten. By the end of Saturday night, Alabama and Missouri(!) are the only conference teams that still remain unblemished on the season...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 1,118 reads 2 comments

  22. Fresno State, Northern Illinois, Boise State ... Does Anybody Have a Shot?

    Four weeks into the 2013 season, it's obvious that the flurry of conference realignment moves over the past two seasons have clearly created a chasm between college football's haves and have-nots...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 2,041 reads 2 comments

  23. Top BCS Impact Games of Week 5 in College Football

    After a dreadful first four weeks of the college football season in which only seven games matched up ranked teams, including just one game last week , things finally are looking up for the final weekend of September...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 2,882 reads 10 comments

  24. Clemson, Ohio State, Louisville: Who'll Be Left out of the BCS?

    "Playoffs?" asked the elder Jim Mora once. "Are you kidding me?" There wasn't a playoff for the 2001 Indianapolis Colts. And there won't be one for the 2013 college football season...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 2,821 reads 5 comments

  25. Ohio State, Florida State, Miami, Baylor: That 70s Show

    This weekend, 20 teams ranked in the AP Top 25 were in action, with 19 of them winning. No. 23 Arizona State was the only one to lose, but it was beaten by No. 5 Stanford in the only game pitting two ranked teams...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 2,295 reads 0 comments