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BCS Week 2 projection

Posted on: October 24, 2010 2:35 am
Edited on: October 24, 2010 10:48 am

It looks like it's going to be good week for Auburn in the BCS.

The way things are going, though, a week is as much the Tigers can hope for at this point. They seem to be the biggest beneficiary of Missouri's upset of BCS No. 1 Oklahoma on Saturday night. The Tigers are projected to be No. 1 in the BCS on Sunday, followed by Oregon according Jerry Palm's projected BCS standings. Auburn came into Saturday No. 4 in the BCS.

The projection was made before the coaches' and Harris polls -- the two human components of the BCS -- were released on Sunday. Palm said the ranking depends on what the voters do with Auburn after its victory over LSU. Auburn began the day No. 5 in both the Harris and coaches' polls. If the Tigers were to jump over TCU -- No. 3 in Harris, No. 4 in coaches' -- then it could be safely in the top two in the BCS.

After that impressive 60-13 win over UCLA on Thursday, Palm projects that previous No. 1 Oregon will be No. 2 in the BCS. Losses by Oklahoma, LSU and Oklahoma State mean there are seven undefeated teams remaining, only four of them (Auburn, Missouri, Oregon and Michigan State) are from BCS conferences.

Auburn can't celebrate too much. Missouri's victory marked the third consecutive week a No. 1 has gone down on the road. The Tigers travel to Ole Miss this week. For the second consecutive week the BCS and human polls seemingly will be split with Auburn No. 1 in the BCS and Oregon No. 1 in the AP and coaches' polls.

Auburn would become the 13th No. 1 team in the history of the BCS, the fifth from the SEC. The official BCS standings will be released Sunday night.


Since: Nov 12, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2010 11:26 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

I have a question....What would happen if VT wins the ACC and Oregon State beats either Stanford or Oregon......Wouldnt the computers jump Boise State up to #1 or 2 and #2 human pools would put them in....So its kind of as if Boises fate rest with VT and Orgon State playing well in conference

Since: Oct 18, 2010
Posted on: October 25, 2010 1:20 pm
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Since: Oct 24, 2010
Posted on: October 24, 2010 8:32 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

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OK -- let me make this simple and clear.  The top 3 team in the US is as follows:  Oregon, Boise State and TCU.  The best game would be between Oregon and Boise.  However, the rigged computer guys and the BCS elites cannot stand this truth so they will rig it so Auburn will be #1, just like OU and Alababy and OH my how did they get rated so high.  Then will we all wait for the dramatic report that a new #1 went down in defeat.  It is not that the #1's are unlucky just overrated.  Once this truth sinks in the rest of the nation will have to conclude that there are 3 top teams in the nation:  Oregon, Boise State and TCU.  This will be true no matter how bad things get with the computer guys.

Since: Apr 10, 2010
Posted on: October 24, 2010 8:09 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

Utah beat Abama just over 2 years ago. How soon we forget. I would be carefull with some of those statements or it will happen again.

Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: October 24, 2010 8:02 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

Funny stuff----follow the SEC for real...Like watch it, any victory on a Saturday is worthy. Vandy could beat the Broncs, love em' but afraid not...and the Horned Frogs and the UTEs....SEC is dominant...Sorry, but funny sh*t...

Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: October 24, 2010 7:59 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

Yes, it does, actually though Atlanta, after the Iron Bowl  they will likely take care of business in Atlanta handily and this will settle all this nonsense...

Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: October 24, 2010 7:58 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

Now, that is funny!

Since: Oct 18, 2006
Posted on: October 24, 2010 7:55 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

...the SEC has had FOUR different teams win the other conference can claim even close to that.

Laughable, since no conference has had the chance to even play in the championship game, like the SEC has done for 4 straight years!

Since: Oct 18, 2006
Posted on: October 24, 2010 7:44 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

Think about way or another, the BCS WILL ALWAYS FIND AN EXCUSE for ranking 2 BCS teams ahead of non-BCS teams like Boise, TCU or Utah, regardless records. Frankly, I am amazed that a 100+ million antitrust dollar lawsuit has not been filed by these teams by now, which would finally destroy the BCS.

Since: Feb 5, 2007
Posted on: October 24, 2010 7:42 pm

BCS Week 2 projection

Yup, you nailed it.  I guess the SEC winning the last 4 National Titles mean nothing..To add to this...since the BCS, the SEC has had FOUR different teams win the other conference can claim even close to that.

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