BCS Standings for Sunday, November 4
POSTED: Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 8:25pm
UPDATED: Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 11:40pm
Here are the latest BCS Standings. Alabama and Kansas State stay 1-2, while Oregon skips over Notre Dame after their big win in Los Angeles over USC. Here are the standings:
1. Alabama .9957
2. Kansas State .9318
3. Oregon .9166
4. Notre Dame .9147
5. Georgia .7753
6. Florida .7863
7. LSU .7054
8. South Carolina .6206
9. Louisville .6040
10. Florida State .5969
Statement from BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock:
"This sport is awesome! Does sports get any better than this weekend in college football? Big victories by Alabama, Kansas State, Oregon and Notre Dame kept those teams on top in this week’s BCS Standings. With four weeks remaining, each game is crucial, and we’re looking forward to yet another exciting stretch drive to the National Championship! Enjoy the ride!"
• First-time school(s) in the BCS Standings: Toledo. A total of 87 schools have appeared in the BCS Standings since they were created in 1998.
• Schools debuting in 2012 BCS Standings: No. 18 UCLA, No. 24 Northwestern, No. 25 Toledo.
• Dropped out of BCS Standings: No. 19 Boise State, No. 21 West Virginia, No. 22 Arizona, No. 24 Oklahoma State.
• In 2012, each of the first four weeks of the Standings has seen at least one new team appear in the rankings for the first time in its school history (Week 1 – Iowa State, Week 2 – Ohio, Week 3 – Louisiana Tech, Week 4 – Toledo). This is the first time such an occurrence has taken place since the inaugural year of the BCS in 1998.
• The SEC extends its historic mark from last week by again having five teams ranked in the top 10: No. 1 Alabama, No. 5 Georgia, No. 6 Florida, No. 7 LSU, and No. 8 South Carolina. The conference also extends its streak of having at least one team in the No. 1 or No. 2 position in 36 of the last 37 BCS Standings, dating back to Dec. 2, 2007.
• Louisiana Tech reaches its highest-ever ranking at No. 20. The Bulldogs made their first-ever debut in last week’s Standings at No. 25.
• Georgia cracks the top five of the BCS Standings for the first time since Dec. 2, 2007 (No. 5). No. 15 Texas A&M has reached its highest ranking since Oct. 25, 2004 (No. 14).
• No. 18 UCLA makes its first appearance in the Standings since Dec. 3, 2006 (No. 25), and No. 24 Northwestern makes its first appearance since Dec. 7, 2008 (No. 23).