USC drops to No. 2 in BCS; UCLA up to No. 6

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week The Trojans are No. 1 in both the USA Today coaches’ poll and the Harris Interactive poll, which make up two-thirds of the team’s BCS grade. A compilation of six computer rankings account for the other third, with the highest and lowest ranking for each team being dropped. While the two-time defending national champion Trojans hold a comfortable lead in the polls, the computers love Texas. The Longhorns were the top team in five of the computer rankings and second in the other. Virginia Tech is still in third, but even farther back than last week. The Hokies have a BCS average of .9162, leaving them .0592 behind the Trojans. They were .0524 out of second place last week. Georgia (.8679) and Alabama (.8513) are next, holding their spots from last week. UCLA (.7384) moved up three places to sixth, putting the nation’s six unbeaten teams at the front of the BCS standings. Miami (.7114), LSU (.7065), Penn State (.6450) and Florida State (.5735) round out the top 10. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! NEW YORK – Texas is No. 1 _ in Bowl Championship Series standings. The Longhorns slipped past USC into first place Monday by virtue of a stellar showing in the BCS computer rankings. Texas, which was second last week, has a BCS average of .9763. Now second-place USC grades out at .9756. The top two teams in the final standings play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 4 for the BCS title. last_img

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