Monday, October 18, 2010

A CLOSER LOOK AT WHAT LIES AHEAD FOR THOSE TEAMS IN THE BCS TOP 10

Oklahoma landed at the top of the first BCS rankings released on Sunday night, but they still have a few bumps coming up on their title road. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Listed below is the first BCS Rankings (Top Ten) and what still lies ahead for each team ...

1. OKLAHOMA
Record: 6-0. BCS Average: .9215. This Week: at No. 11 Missouri. Notable games remaining: Saturday at No. 11 Missouri, Nov. 27 at No. 14 Oklahoma State.

2. OREGON
Record: 6-0. BCS Average: .8921. This Week: UCLA (Thurs.). Notable games remaining: Oct. 30 at USC, Nov. 6 vs. Washington, Nov. 26 vs. No. 18 Arizona, Dec. 4 at Oregon State.

3. BOISE STATE
Record: 6-0. BCS Average: .8898. This Week: Louisiana Tech (Tues. Oct. 26). Notable games remaining: Nov. 6 vs. Hawaii, Nov. 26 at Nevada.

4. AUBURN
Record: 7-0. BCS Average: .8641. This Week: vs. No. 6 LSU. Notable games remaining: Saturday vs. No. 6 LSU, Nov. 26 (Fri.) at No. 8 Alabama.

5. TEXAS CHRISTIAN
Record: 7-0. BCS Average: .8573. This Week: vs. Air Force. Notable games remaining: Saturday vs. Air Force, Nov. 6 at No. 9 Utah.

6. LSU
Record: 7-0. BCS Average: .8245. This Week: at No. 4 Auburn. Notable games remaining: Saturday at No. 4 Auburn, Nov. 6 vs. No. 8 Alabama, Nov. 27 at No. 23 Arkansas.

7. MICHIGAN STATE
Record: 7-0. BCS Average: .7628. This Week: at Northwestern. Notable games remaining: Saturday at Northwestern, Oct. 30 at No. 15 Iowa, Nov. 27 at Penn State.

8. ALABAMA
Record: 6-1. BCS Average: .6645. This Week: at Tennessee. Notable games remaining: Nov. 6 at No. 6 LSU, Nov. 13 vs. No. 24 Mississippi State, Nov. 26 (Fri.) vs. No. 4 Auburn.

9. UTAH
Record: 6-0. BCS Average: .6540. This Week: Colorado State. Notable games remaining: Oct. 30 at Air Force, Nov. 6 vs. No. 5 Texas Christian, Nov. 13 at Notre Dame, Nov. 27 vs. Brigham Young.

10. OHIO STATE
Record: 6-1. BCS Average: .5726. This Week: vs. Purdue. Notable games remaining: Nov. 13 vs. Penn State, Nov. 20 at No. 15 Iowa, Nov. 27 vs. Michigan.