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The New BCS Standings Have Been Released: Florida State Passes Oregon Again


The third edition of the BCS standings have been released tonight, and Florida State fans will be pleased -- after destroying Miami in Tallahassee last night, the Seminoles have passed the Oregon Ducks once again. Here are the updated standings after ten weeks of college football:

1. Alabama (.980)
2. Florida State (.953)
3. Oregon (.944)
4. Ohio State (.872)
5. Stanford (.793)
6. Baylor (.775)
7. Clemson (.728)
8. Missouri (.689)
9. Auburn (.669)
10. Oklahoma (.608)

For a refresher, here is how the BCS rankings are determined:

A team's on-field performance during the regular season is the principal factor in determining its position in the BCS standings. The formula consists of three components, each weighted equally: the USA Today Coaches Poll, the Harris Interactive College Football Poll and an average of six computer rankings (Jeff Anderson and Chris Hester, Richard Billingsley, Wes Colley, Kenneth Massey, Jeff Sagarin and Peter Wolfe). Because the conference commissioners believe that teams should be judged on performance, there are no preseason BCS standings.