1. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 12 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    It certainly looks like Alabama-Florida State now. After Stanford's stunning upset (more in scope than the act) of Oregon on Thursday night, the BCS picture began to emerge with some clarity...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 158,988 reads 469 comments

  2. BCS Landscape Changes with Stanford Win over Oregon, Baylor over Oklahoma

    For the third time in five years, Stanford stunned an Oregon team with legitimate national championship aspirations. For the second consecutive year, the Cardinal might have knocked the Ducks out of a Rose Bowl berth as well...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 154,092 reads 914 comments

  3. Ohio State Runs Up Huge Scores, but Do They Help BCS Cause?

    In the last two weeks, Ohio State has outscored its two hapless Big Ten opponents, 119-14. Did that improve its prospects of landing in the BCS Championship Game? In a word: No...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 10,356 reads 143 comments

  4. BCS Rankings 2013: If Both Stay Unbeaten, Math Not There for FSU to Pass Oregon

    For a third straight week, the No. 2 ranking in the BCS standings changes hands, with Florida State narrowly edging Oregon for the spot behind Alabama. But just like two weeks ago, the Seminoles' stay at No...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 11 months ago 22,082 reads 273 comments

  5. 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 11 months ago 121,438 reads 393 comments

  6. 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 11 months ago 7,935 reads 25 comments

  7. 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 11 months ago 4,484 reads 21 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 30,788 reads 244 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 152,545 reads 516 comments

  10. 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 11 months ago 5,783 reads 18 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 7,090 reads 46 comments

  12. 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 11 months ago 30,082 reads 443 comments

  13. 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 11 months ago 199,417 reads 499 comments

  14. 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 11 months ago 7,987 reads 40 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 4,263 reads 24 comments

  16. 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 11 months ago 63,323 reads 209 comments

  17. 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 11 months ago 15,654 reads 286 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 17,478 reads 38 comments

  19. 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 12 months ago 2,916 reads 39 comments

  20. 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 12 months ago 10,949 reads 82 comments

  21. 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 12 months ago 6,112 reads 56 comments

  22. 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 12 months ago 5,878 reads 101 comments

  23. 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 12 months ago 4,248 reads 4 comments

  24. 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 12 months ago 12,056 reads 101 comments

  25. 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 12 months ago 1,130 reads 2 comments