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First BCS Standings Released for College Football
POSTED: Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 7:02pm
UPDATED: Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 9:38pm
1. Alabama (6-0) .9761
2. Florida (6-0) .9092
3. Oregon (6-0) .8993
4. Kansas State (6-0) .8963
5. Notre Dame (6-0) .8774
6. LSU (6-1) .7522
7. South Carolina (6-1) .6930
8. Oregon State (5-0) .6808
9. Oklahoma (4-1) .6664
10. Southern California (5-1) .5959
Statement from BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock:
"The release of the first BCS weekly standings always creates great excitement for college football fans. Even though there are still almost two months to go in the regular season, everyone loves to talk about the standings and make projections for the postseason. Whether your favorite team is trying to qualify for a bowl game or trying to make it all the way to the National Championship Game, every game is going to count."
• First-time school(s) in the BCS Standings: Iowa State. A total of 84 schools have appeared in the BCS Standings
since they were created in 1998.
• The following schools boast the highest-ever Week 1 debut in the BCS Standings: Alabama (No. 1), Kansas State
(tied all-time highest Week 1 debut at No. 4), Oregon State (No. 8), Rutgers (No. 15), and Iowa State (No. 24, first
• Alabama becomes the 10th different school to be ranked No. 1 in the first BCS Standings of the season. They are the
third school from the SEC to accomplish this feat, joining Florida (2009) and LSU (2011).
• In the 14 previous BCS seasons, the team ranked No. 1 in the first BCS Standings has gone on to play in the title game
seven times: Florida State (1999), Oklahoma (2003), USC (2004-05), Ohio State (2006-07), and LSU (2011).
• Teams debuting at No. 1 and No. 2 in initial Standings have made it to the BCS National Championship Game twice: No. 1 LSU, No. 2 Alabama (2011) and No. 1 USC, No. 2 Texas (2005).
• Teams debuting at No. 10 or below (lower) in the initial Standings have made it to the BCS National Championship
Game twice: No. 12 LSU (2003) and No. 10 Florida (2008).