1. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 14 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    And then there are three. As another undefeated team bites the dust—this time it's Baylor getting blown out by Oklahoma State, 49-17—the BCS title game picture actually is becoming more and less clear at the same time...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 year ago 176,065 reads 497 comments

  2. BCS Era's Top 10 Late-Season Upsets of Title Contenders

    On paper, a matchup between No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Florida State looks all but inevitable at this point...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 year ago 10,637 reads 22 comments

  3. BCS Berths Could Be Decided by American, ACC and Pac-12 Tiebreakers

    If it's late November, it must be that time of the year. 'Tis the season of tiebreakers. With three weeks remaining in the regular season (two in conferences not holding title ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 year ago 4,349 reads 5 comments

  4. Ohio State Stays Ahead of Baylor in BCS Standings, but Will It Last?

    What does a lead of .0013 in the average score of the BCS standings mean? That's the margin by which Ohio State has kept the No. 3 spot over Baylor in the latest BCS standings —defying our projections , but just barely...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 year ago 20,023 reads 300 comments

  5. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 13 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    Ohio State's quest for a shot at the BCS title just got a little more difficult. After a lackluster victory over lowly Illinois, in which the Buckeyes led by just 12 at one ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 year ago 146,679 reads 766 comments

  6. Top 10 BCS Impact Games for Rest of College Football Season

    Only four weeks are left in college football's BCS era. While an Alabama-Florida State BCS championship game is looking increasingly inevitable, strange things could still happen to derail this now much-anticipated matchup...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 year ago 9,583 reads 19 comments

  7. Northern Illinois May Be Doomed by Voter Bias in Bid for BCS Bowl

    Are the voters in college football still holding last season's Orange Bowl against Northern Illinois? That certainly appears to be the case...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 year ago 5,212 reads 21 comments

  8. BCS Rankings 2013: Ohio State, Baylor, Stanford ... Who Will Be No. 3?

    The race is on ... for No. 3. After Oregon's loss to Stanford last Thursday, the ranks of college football's major unbeatens shrunk to just four. Alabama and Florida State have a stranglehold on the top two spots in the latest BCS standings ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 1 year ago 16,936 reads 133 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 159,168 reads 469 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 154,178 reads 913 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 10,428 reads 143 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 22,169 reads 273 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 121,543 reads 393 comments

  14. 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 1 year ago 8,011 reads 25 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 4,578 reads 21 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 30,845 reads 243 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 152,667 reads 516 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 6,150 reads 18 comments

  19. 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 1 year ago 7,186 reads 46 comments

  20. 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 1 year ago 30,199 reads 443 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 199,510 reads 499 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 8,155 reads 40 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 4,321 reads 24 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 66,014 reads 209 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 15,665 reads 286 comments