2011 NCAA Division I FBS football rankings

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Three human polls and one formula ranking make up the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) football rankings, in addition to various publications' preseason polls. Unlike most sports, college football's governing body, the NCAA, does not bestow a national championship title. That title is bestowed by one or more of four different polling agencies. There are two main weekly polls that begin in the preseason: the AP Poll and the Coaches' Poll. Two additional polls are released midway through the season; the Harris Interactive Poll is released after the sixth week of the season and the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Standings is released after the seventh week. The Harris Poll and Coaches Poll are factors in the BCS Standings. At the end of the season, on Sunday, December 4, 2011, the BCS Standings determines who plays in the BCS bowl games as well as the 2012 BCS National Championship Game on January 9, 2012 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Legend[edit]

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  Selected for BCS National Championship Game
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AP Poll[edit]

Preseason
Aug 20
Week 1
Sep 6
Week 2
Sep 11
Week 3
Sep 18
Week 4
Sep 25
Week 5
Oct 2
Week 6
Oct 9
Week 7
Oct 16
Week 8
Oct 23
Week 9
Oct 30
Week 10
Nov 6
Week 11
Nov 13
Week 12
Nov 20
Week 13
Nov 27
Week 14
Dec 4
Week 15 (Final)
Jan 10
1.Oklahoma (36)Oklahoma (1–0) (32)Oklahoma (1–0) (31)Oklahoma (2–0) (37)LSU (4–0) (42)LSU (5–0) (40)LSU (6–0) (40)LSU (7–0) (41)LSU (8–0) (49)LSU (8–0) (47)LSU (9–0) (59)LSU (10–0) (60)LSU (11–0) (60)LSU (12–0) (60)LSU (13–0) (60)Alabama (12–1) (55)1.
2.Alabama (17)LSU (1–0) (17)Alabama (2–0) (10)LSU (3–0) (14)Oklahoma (3–0) (12)Alabama (5–0) (12)Alabama (6–0) (10)Alabama (7–0) (11)Alabama (7–0) (10)Alabama (8–0) (10)Oklahoma State (9–0)Oklahoma State (10–0)Alabama (10–1)Alabama (11–1)Alabama (11–1)LSU (13–1) (1)2.
3.Oregon (4)Alabama (1–0) (9)LSU (2–0) (17)Alabama (3–0) (7)Alabama (4–0) (5)Oklahoma (4–0) (7)Oklahoma (5–0) (8)Oklahoma (6–0) (6)Oklahoma State (7–0)Oklahoma State (8–0)Stanford (9–0)Alabama (9–1)Arkansas (10–1)Oklahoma State (10–1)Oklahoma State (11–1)Oklahoma State (12–1) (4)3.
4.LSU (1)Boise State (1–0) (2)Boise State (1–0) (2)Boise State (2–0) (2)Boise State (3–0) (1)Wisconsin (5–0)Wisconsin (5–0)Wisconsin (6–0)Stanford (7–0)Stanford (8–0)Alabama (8–1)Oregon (9–1)Stanford (10–1)Stanford (11–1)Stanford (11–1)Oregon (12–2)4.
5.Boise State (2)Florida State (1–0)Florida State (2–0)Stanford (3–0)Oklahoma State (4–0)Boise State (4–0) (1)Boise State (5–0) (1)Boise State (6–0) (1)Boise State (7–0) (1)Boise State (7–0) (1)Boise State (8–0) (1)Oklahoma (8–1)Oklahoma State (10–1)Virginia Tech (11–1)USC (10–2)Arkansas (11–2)5.
6.Florida StateStanford (1–0)Stanford (2–0)Wisconsin (3–0)Stanford (3–0)Oklahoma State (4–0)Oklahoma State (5–0)Oklahoma State (6–0)Clemson (8–0)Oregon (7–1)Oregon (8–1)Arkansas (9–1)Virginia Tech (10–1)Arkansas (10–2)Oregon (11–2)USC (10–2)6.
7.StanfordTexas A&M (1–0)Wisconsin (2–0)Oklahoma State (3–0)Wisconsin (4–0)Stanford (4–0)Stanford (5–0)Stanford (6–0)Oregon (6–1)Oklahoma (7–1)Oklahoma (8–1)Clemson (9–1)Boise State (9–1)Houston (12–0)Arkansas (10–2)Stanford (11–2)7.
8.Texas A&MWisconsin (1–0)Oklahoma State (2–0)Texas A&M (2–0)Nebraska (4–0)Clemson (5–0)Clemson (6–0)Clemson (7–0)Arkansas (6–1)Arkansas (7–1)Arkansas (8–1)Stanford (9–1)Houston (11–0)Oregon (10–2)Boise State (11–1)Boise State (12–1)8.
9.Oklahoma StateOklahoma State (1–0)Texas A&M (1–0)Nebraska (3–0)Oregon (3–1)Oregon (3–1)Oregon (4–1)Oregon (5–1)Michigan State (6–1)Nebraska (7–1)Clemson (8–1)Virginia Tech (9–1)Oregon (9–2)Boise State (10–1) тWisconsin (11–2)South Carolina (11–2)9.
10.NebraskaNebraska (1–0)South Carolina (2–0)Oregon (2–1)South Carolina (4–0)Arkansas (4–1)Arkansas (5–1)Arkansas (5–1)Kansas State (7–0)South Carolina (7–1)Virginia Tech (8–1)Boise State (8–1)USC (9–2)USC (10–2) тSouth Carolina (10–2)Wisconsin (11–3)10.
11.WisconsinVirginia Tech (1–0)Nebraska (2–0)Florida State (2–1)Virginia Tech (4–0)Texas (4–0)Michigan (6–0)West Virginia (5–1)Oklahoma (6–1)Clemson (8–1)Houston (9–0)Houston (10–0)Michigan State (9–2)Michigan State (10–2)Kansas State (10–2)Michigan State (11–3)11.
12.South CarolinaSouth Carolina (1–0)Oregon (1–1)South Carolina (3–0)Florida (4–0)Michigan (5–0)Georgia Tech (6–0)Kansas State (6–0)Wisconsin (6–1)Virginia Tech (8–1)Penn State (8–1)Michigan State (8–2)Oklahoma (8–2)Georgia (10–2)Michigan State (10–3)Michigan (11–2)12.
13.Virginia TechOregon (0–1)Virginia Tech (2–0)Virginia Tech (3–0)Clemson (4–0)Georgia Tech (5–0)West Virginia (5–1)Nebraska (5–1)Nebraska (6–1)Michigan (7–1)Michigan State (7–2)Georgia (8–2)Georgia (9–2)Oklahoma (9–2)Michigan (10–2)Baylor (10–3)13.
14.TCUArkansas (1–0)Arkansas (2–0)Arkansas (3–0)Texas A&M (2–1)Nebraska (4–1)Nebraska (5–1)South Carolina (6–1)South Carolina (6–1)Houston (8–0)Georgia (7–2)South Carolina (8–2)South Carolina (9–2)South Carolina (10–2)Clemson (10–3)TCU (11–2)14.
15.ArkansasOhio State (1–0)Michigan State (2–0)Florida (3–0)Baylor (3–0)Auburn (4–1)South Carolina (5–1)Michigan State (5–1)Virginia Tech (7–1)Michigan State (6–2)South Carolina (7–2)Wisconsin (8–2)Wisconsin (9–2)Wisconsin (10–2)Baylor (9–3)Kansas State (10–3)15.
16.Notre DameMississippi State (1–0)Florida (2–0)West Virginia (3–0)South Florida (4–0)West Virginia (4–1)Illinois (6–0)Virginia Tech (6–1)Texas A&M (5–2)Penn State (8–1)Wisconsin (7–2)Kansas State (8–2)Kansas State (9–2)Kansas State (9–2)TCU (10–2)Oklahoma (10–3)16.
17.Michigan StateMichigan State (1–0)Ohio State (2–0)Baylor (2–0)Texas (3–0)Florida (4–1)Kansas State (5–0)Texas A&M (4–2)Michigan (6–1)Kansas State (7–1)Kansas State (7–2)Nebraska (8–2)Michigan (9–2)Michigan (10–2)Virginia Tech (11–2)West Virginia (10–3)17.
18.Ohio StateFlorida (1–0)West Virginia (2–0)South Florida (3–0)Arkansas (3–1)South Carolina (4–1)Arizona State (5–1)Michigan (6–1)Houston (7–0)Georgia (6–2)USC (7–2)USC (8–2)Clemson (9–2)TCU (9–2)Georgia (10–3)Houston (13–1)18.
19.GeorgiaWest Virginia (1–0)Baylor (1–0)Texas (3–0)Michigan (4–0)Illinois (5–0)Virginia Tech (5–1)Auburn (5–2)Texas Tech (5–2)Wisconsin (6–2)Nebraska (7–2)TCU (8–2)TCU (9–2)Baylor (8–3)Oklahoma (9–3)Georgia (10–4)19.
20.Mississippi StateBaylor (1–0)South Florida (2–0)TCU (2–1)TCU (3–1)Kansas State (4–0)Baylor (4–1)Georgia Tech (6–1)USC (6–1)Arizona State (6–2)Georgia Tech (7–2)Michigan (8–2)Penn State (9–2)Nebraska (9–3)Houston (12–1)Southern Miss (12–2)20.
21.MissouriMissouri (1–0)Auburn (2–0)Clemson (3–0)Georgia Tech (4–0)Virginia Tech (4–1)Texas A&M (3–2)Houston (6–0)Penn State (7–1)USC (6–2)Texas (6–2)Penn State (8–2)Baylor (7–3)Clemson (9–3)Nebraska (9–3)Virginia Tech (11–3)21.
22.FloridaSouth Florida (1–0)Arizona State (2–0)Michigan (3–0)West Virginia (3–1)Arizona State (4–1)Texas (4–1)Washington (5–1)Georgia (5–2)Georgia Tech (7–2)Michigan (7–2)Southern Miss (9–1)Nebraska (8–3) тWest Virginia (8–3)Southern Miss (11–2)Clemson (10–4)22.
23.AuburnPenn State (1–0)TCU (1–1) тUSC (3–0)Florida State (2–2)Florida State (2–2)Michigan State (4–1)Illinois (6–1)Arizona State (5–2)Cincinnati (6–1)Cincinnati (7–1)Florida State (7–3)Notre Dame (8–3) тPenn State (9–3)West Virginia (9–3)Florida State (9–4)23.
24.West VirginiaTexas (1–0)Texas (2–0) тIllinois (3–0)Illinois (4–0)Texas A&M (2–2)Auburn (4–2)Arizona State (5–2) тCincinnati (6–1)West Virginia (6–2)Auburn (6–3)Notre Dame (7–3)Virginia (8–3)Southern Miss (10–2)Penn State (9–3)Nebraska (9–4)24.
25.USCTCU (0–1)Mississippi State (1–1)Georgia Tech (3–0)Arizona State (3–1)Baylor (3–1)Houston (6–0)Georgia (5–2) тWest Virginia (5–2)Auburn (6–3)Southern Miss (8–1)Baylor (6–3)Georgia Tech (8–3)Florida State (8–4)Florida State (8–4)Cincinnati (10–3)25.
Preseason
Aug 20
Week 1
Sep 6
Week 2
Sep 11
Week 3
Sep 18
Week 4
Sep 25
Week 5
Oct 2
Week 6
Oct 9
Week 7
Oct 16
Week 8
Oct 23
Week 9
Oct 30
Week 10
Nov 6
Week 11
Nov 13
Week 12
Nov 20
Week 13
Nov 27
Week 14
Dec 4
Week 15 (Final)
Jan 10
Dropped:
  • Notre Dame
  • Georgia
  • Auburn
  • USC
Dropped:
  • Missouri
  • Penn State
Dropped:
  • Michigan State
  • Ohio State
  • Auburn
  • Arizona State
  • Mississippi State
Dropped:
USC
Dropped:
  • South Florida
  • TCU
Dropped:
  • Florida
  • Florida State
Dropped:
  • Baylor
  • Texas
Dropped:
  • Auburn
  • Georgia Tech
  • Washington
  • Illinois
Dropped:
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas Tech
Dropped:
  • Arizona State
  • West Virginia
Dropped:
  • Georgia Tech
  • Texas
  • Cincinnati
  • Auburn
Dropped:
  • Southern Miss
  • Florida State
Dropped:
  • Notre Dame
  • Virginia
  • Georgia Tech
NoneDropped:
Penn State

Coaches' Poll[edit]

Preseason
Aug 4
Week 1
Sep 6
Week 2
Sep 11
Week 3
Sep 18
Week 4
Sep 25
Week 5
Oct 2
Week 6
Oct 9
Week 7
Oct 16
Week 8
Oct 23
Week 9
Oct 30
Week 10
Nov 6
Week 11
Nov 13
Week 12
Nov 20
Week 13
Nov 27
Week 14
Dec 4
Week 15 (Final)
Jan 10
1.Oklahoma (42)Oklahoma (1–0) (43)Oklahoma (1–0) (44)Oklahoma (2–0) (50)Oklahoma (3–0) (32)Oklahoma (4–0) (27)Oklahoma (5–0) (32)Oklahoma (6–0) (31)LSU (8–0) (41)LSU (8–0) (41)LSU (9–0) (59)LSU (10–0) (59)LSU (11–0) (60)LSU (12–0) (59)LSU (13–0) (59)Alabama (12–1) (59)1.
2.Alabama (13)Alabama (1–0) (9)Alabama (2–0) (8)Alabama (3–0) (4)Alabama (4–0) (7) тLSU (5–0) (21)LSU (6–0) (15)LSU (7–0) (15)Alabama (8–0) (18)Alabama (8–0) (18)Stanford (9–0)Oklahoma State (10–0)Alabama (10–1)Alabama (11–1)Alabama (11–1)LSU (13–1)2.
3.Oregon (2)LSU (1–0) (7)LSU (2–0) (7)LSU (3–0) (5)LSU (4–0) (20) тAlabama (5–0) (10)Alabama (6–0) (11)Alabama (7–0) (12)Stanford (7–0)Stanford (8–0)Oklahoma State (9–0)Alabama (9–1)Arkansas (10–1)Virginia Tech (11–1)Oklahoma State (11–1)Oklahoma State (12–1)3.
4.LSU (2)Florida State (1–0)Boise State (1–0)Boise State (2–0)Stanford (3–0)Stanford (4–0)Wisconsin (5–0) (1)Wisconsin (6–0) (1)Oklahoma State (7–0)Oklahoma State (8–0)Alabama (8–1)Oregon (9–1)Virginia Tech (10–1)Stanford (11–1)Stanford (11–1)Oregon (12–2)4.
5.Florida StateBoise State (1–0)Florida State (2–0)Stanford (3–0)Boise State (3–0)Wisconsin (5–0) (1)Stanford (5–0)Stanford (6–0)Boise State (7–0)Boise State (7–0)Boise State (8–0)Oklahoma (8–1)Stanford (10–1)Oklahoma State (10–1)Oregon (11–2)Arkansas (11–2)5.
6.StanfordStanford (1–0)Stanford (2–0)Oklahoma State (3–0)Oklahoma State (4–0)Boise State (4–0)Boise State (5–0)Oklahoma State (6–0)Clemson (8–0)Oregon (7–1)Oregon (8–1)Arkansas (9–1)Oklahoma State (10–1)Houston (12–0)Boise State (11–1)Boise State (12–1)6.
7.Boise StateOklahoma State (1–0)Oklahoma State (2–0)Wisconsin (3–0)Wisconsin (4–0)Oklahoma State (4–0)Oklahoma State (5–0)Boise State (6–0)Oregon (6–1)Oklahoma (7–1)Oklahoma (8–1)Virginia Tech (9–1)Houston (11–0)Oregon (10–2)Arkansas (10–2)Stanford (11–2)7.
8.Oklahoma StateTexas A&M (1–0)Wisconsin (2–0)Texas A&M (2–0)Nebraska (4–0)Clemson (5–0)Clemson (6–0)Clemson (7–0) тArkansas (6–1)Arkansas (7–1)Arkansas (8–1)Clemson (9–1)Boise State (9–1)Boise State (10–1)Wisconsin (11–2)South Carolina (11–2)8.
9.Texas A&MWisconsin (1–0)Texas A&M (1–0)Nebraska (3–0)South Carolina (4–0)Oregon (3–1)Oregon (4–1)Oregon (5–1) тOklahoma (6–1)Nebraska (7–1)Virginia Tech (8–1)Stanford (9–1)Oregon (9–2)Michigan State (10–2)South Carolina (10–2)Michigan (11–2)9.
10.WisconsinNebraska (1–0)Nebraska (2–0)South Carolina (3–0)Virginia Tech (4–0)Texas (4–0)Michigan (6–0)Arkansas (5–1)Michigan State (6–1)South Carolina (7–1)Clemson (8–1)Houston (10–0)Michigan State (9–2)Arkansas (10–2)Kansas State (10–2)Michigan State (11–3)10.
11.NebraskaVirginia Tech (1–0)South Carolina (2–0)Virginia Tech (3–0)Oregon (3–1)Michigan (5–0)Arkansas (5–1)Nebraska (5–1)Wisconsin (6–1)Virginia Tech (8–1)Houston (9–0)Boise State (8–1)Oklahoma (8–2)Oklahoma (9–2)Virginia Tech (11–2)Wisconsin (11–3)11.
12.South CarolinaSouth Carolina (1–0)Virginia Tech (2–0)Arkansas (3–0)Florida (4–0)Arkansas (4–1)Georgia Tech (6–0)South Carolina (6–1)Kansas State (7–0)Clemson (8–1)Penn State (8–1)Michigan State (8–2)Wisconsin (9–2)Wisconsin (10–2)Michigan (10–2)Baylor (10–3)12.
13.Virginia TechArkansas (1–0)Arkansas (2–0)Oregon (2–1)Texas A&M (2–1)Georgia Tech (5–0)South Carolina (5–1)Michigan State (5–1)Nebraska (6–1)Michigan (7–1)Michigan State (7–2)Wisconsin (8–2)South Carolina (9–2)South Carolina (10–2)Michigan State (10–3)TCU (11–2)13.
14.ArkansasOregon (0–1)Oregon (1–1)Florida State (2–1)South Florida (4–0)South Carolina (4–1)Nebraska (5–1)Virginia Tech (6–1) тSouth Carolina (6–1)Houston (8–0)Wisconsin (7–2)South Carolina (8–2)Georgia (9–2)Georgia (10–2)Clemson (10–3)Houston (13–1)14.
15.TCUOhio State (1–0)Michigan State (2–0)Florida (3–0)Clemson (4–0)Nebraska (4–1)Illinois (6–0)West Virginia (5–1) тVirginia Tech (7–1)Penn State (8–1)South Carolina (7–2)Georgia (8–2)Kansas State (9–2)Kansas State (9–2)TCU (10–2)Oklahoma (10–3)15.
16.Ohio StateMichigan State (1–0)Ohio State (2–0)West Virginia (3–0)Baylor (3–0)Illinois (5–0)West Virginia (5–1)Kansas State (6–0)Texas A&M (5–2)Michigan State (6–2)Georgia (7–2)Nebraska (8–2)Michigan (9–2)Michigan (10–2)Baylor (9–3)Kansas State (10–3)16.
17.Michigan StateMississippi State (1–0)Florida (2–0)South Florida (3–0)Texas (3–0)Virginia Tech (4–1)Virginia Tech (5–1)Michigan (6–1)Michigan (6–1)Wisconsin (6–2)Nebraska (7–2)Kansas State (8–2)Clemson (9–2)TCU (9–2)Houston (12–1)Virginia Tech (11–3)17.
18.Notre DameFlorida (1–0)Arizona State (2–0)Texas (3–0)Arkansas (3–1)Florida (4–1)Kansas State (5–0)Texas A&M (4–2)Houston (7–0)Arizona State (6–2)Cincinnati (7–1)Michigan (8–2)TCU (9–2)Baylor (8–3)Georgia (10–3)West Virginia (10–3)18.
19.AuburnMissouri (1–0)Auburn (2–0)Baylor (2–0)Michigan (4–0)West Virginia (4–1)Michigan State (4–1)Georgia Tech (6–1)Penn State (7–1)Kansas State (7–1)Georgia Tech (7–2)TCU (8–2)Penn State (9–2)Nebraska (9–3)Oklahoma (9–3)Southern Miss (12–2)19.
20.Mississippi StatePenn State (1–0)West Virginia (2–0)TCU (2–1)TCU (3–1)Michigan State (4–1)Arizona State (5–1)Houston (6–0)Arizona State (5–2)Georgia (6–2)Texas (6–2)Southern Miss (9–1)Baylor (7–3)West Virginia (8–3)Nebraska (9–3)Georgia (10–4)20.
21.MissouriTexas (1–0)Texas (2–0)Michigan (3–0)Georgia Tech (4–0)Kansas State (4–0)Texas (4–1)Illinois (6–1)Georgia (5–2)West Virginia (6–2)Michigan (7–2)Penn State (8–2)Georgia Tech (8–3)Clemson (9–3)Southern Miss (11–2)Cincinnati (10–3)21.
22.GeorgiaAuburn (1–0)South Florida (2–0)Clemson (3–0)Illinois (4–0)Florida State (2–2)Houston (6–0)Penn State (6–1)Texas Tech (5–2)Cincinnati (6–1)Kansas State (7–2)Florida State (7–3)Nebraska (8–3)Penn State (9–3)West Virginia (9–3)Clemson (10–4)22.
23.FloridaArizona State (1–0)TCU (1–1)Michigan State (2–1)West Virginia (3–1)Auburn (4–1)Texas A&M (3–2)Auburn (5–2)Cincinnati (6–1)Georgia Tech (7–2)Southern Miss (8–1)Georgia Tech (7–3) тWest Virginia (7–3)Southern Miss (10–2)Penn State (9–3)Florida State (9–4)23.
24.TexasWest Virginia (1–0)Baylor (1–0)Georgia Tech (3–0)Florida State (2–2)Arizona State (4–1)Baylor (4–1)Washington (5–1)West Virginia (5–2)Southern Miss (7–1)TCU (7–2)West Virginia (7–3) тNotre Dame (8–3)Florida State (8–4)Cincinnati (9–3)Nebraska (9–4)24.
25.Penn StateTCU (0–1)Mississippi State (1–1)North Carolina (3–0)Michigan State (3–1)Texas A&M (2–2)Penn State (5–1)Arizona State (5–2)Southern Miss (6–1)Texas (5–2)Auburn (6–3)Notre Dame (7–3)Virginia (8–3)Cincinnati (8–4)Florida State (8–4)BYU (10–3)25.
Preseason
Aug 4
Week 1
Sep 6
Week 2
Sep 11
Week 3
Sep 18
Week 4
Sep 25
Week 5
Oct 2
Week 6
Oct 9
Week 7
Oct 16
Week 8
Oct 23
Week 9
Oct 30
Week 10
Nov 6
Week 11
Nov 13
Week 12
Nov 20
Week 13
Nov 27
Week 14
Dec 4
Week 15 (Final)
Jan 10
Dropped:
  • Notre Dame
  • Georgia
Dropped:
  • Missouri
  • Penn State
Dropped:
  • Ohio State
  • Arizona State
  • Auburn
  • Mississippi State
Dropped:
North Carolina
Dropped:
  • Baylor
  • South Florida
  • TCU
Dropped:
  • Florida
  • Florida State
  • Auburn
Dropped:
  • Texas
  • Baylor
Dropped:
  • Georgia Tech
  • Illinois
  • Auburn
  • Washington
Dropped:
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas Tech
Dropped:
  • Arizona State
  • West Virginia
Dropped:
  • Cincinnati
  • Texas
  • Auburn
Dropped:
  • Southern Miss
  • Florida State
Dropped:
  • Georgia Tech
  • Notre Dame
  • Virginia
NoneDropped:
Penn State

Harris Interactive Poll[edit]

Week 6
Oct 9
Week 7
Oct 16
Week 8
Oct 23
Week 9
Oct 30
Week 10
Nov 6
Week 11
Nov 13
Week 12
Nov 20
Week 13
Nov 27
Week 14 (Final)
Dec 4
1.LSU (6–0) (71)LSU (7–0) (74)LSU (8–0) (94)LSU (8–0) (93)LSU (9–0) (112)LSU (10–0) (115)LSU (11–0) (115)LSU (12–0) (115)LSU (13–0) (115)1.
2.Alabama (6–0) (17)Alabama (7–0) (25)Alabama (8–0) (20)Alabama (8–0) (21)Oklahoma State (9–0)Oklahoma State (10–0)Alabama (10–1)Alabama (11–1)Alabama (11–1)2.
3.Oklahoma (5–0) (24)Oklahoma (6–0) (13)Oklahoma State (7–0)Oklahoma State (8–0)Stanford (9–0) (2)Alabama (9–1)Arkansas (10–1)Stanford (11–1)Oklahoma State (11–1)3.
4.Wisconsin (5–0) (1)Wisconsin (6–0) (1)Stanford (7–0) (1)Stanford (8–0) (1)Alabama (8–1)Oregon (9–1)Stanford (10–1)Virginia Tech (11–1)Stanford (11–1)4.
5.Boise State (5–0) (1)Boise State (6–0) (1)Boise State (7–0)Boise State (7–0)Boise State (8–0)Oklahoma (8–1)Virginia Tech (10–1)Oklahoma State (10–1)Oregon (11–2)5.
6.Oklahoma State (5–0)Oklahoma State (6–0)Clemson (8–0)Oregon (7–1)Oregon (8–1)Arkansas (9–1)Oklahoma State (10–1)Houston (12–0)Boise State (11–1)6.
7.Stanford (5–0) (1)Stanford (6–0) (1)Oregon (6–1)Oklahoma (7–1)Oklahoma (8–1)Stanford (9–1)Houston (11–0)Oregon (10–2)Arkansas (10–2)7.
8.Clemson (6–0)Clemson (7–0)Oklahoma (6–1)Arkansas (7–1)Arkansas (8–1)Clemson (9–1)Boise State (9–1)Boise State (10–1)Wisconsin (11–2)8.
9.Oregon (4–1)Oregon (5–1)Arkansas (6–1)Nebraska (7–1)Clemson (8–1)Virginia Tech (9–1)Oregon (9–2)Arkansas (10–2)South Carolina (10–2)9.
10.Michigan (6–0)Arkansas (5–1)Kansas State (7–0)Clemson (8–1)Virginia Tech (8–1)Houston (10–0)Oklahoma (8–2)Oklahoma (9–2)Kansas State (10–2)10.
11.Arkansas (5–1)Nebraska (5–1)Michigan State (6–1)South Carolina (7–1)Houston (9–0)Boise State (8–1)Michigan State (9–2)Michigan State (10–2)Virginia Tech (11–2)11.
12.Georgia Tech (6–0)Kansas State (6–0)Wisconsin (6–1)Virginia Tech (8–1)Penn State (8–1)Michigan State (8–2)Georgia (9–2)Georgia (10–2)Michigan (10–2)12.
13.Nebraska (5–1)South Carolina (6–1)Nebraska (6–1)Michigan (7–1)Michigan State (7–2)Wisconsin (8–2)South Carolina (9–2)Wisconsin (10–2)Michigan State (10–3)13.
14.Illinois (6–0)West Virginia (5–1)South Carolina (6–1)Houston (8–0)Wisconsin (7–2)Georgia (8–2)Wisconsin (9–2)South Carolina (10–2)Clemson (10–3)14.
15.South Carolina (5–1)Michigan State (5–1)Virginia Tech (7–1)Kansas State (7–1)Georgia (7–2)South Carolina (8–2)Kansas State (9–2)Kansas State (9–2)TCU (10–2)15.
16.West Virginia (5–1)Virginia Tech (6–1)Michigan (6–1)Penn State (8–1)South Carolina (7–2)Nebraska (8–2)Michigan (9–2)Michigan (10–2)Baylor (9–3)16.
17.Kansas State (5–0)Michigan (6–1)Texas A&M (5–2)Michigan State (6–2)Nebraska (7–2)Kansas State (8–2)Clemson (9–2)TCU (9–2)Houston (12–1)17.
18.Virginia Tech (5–1)Georgia Tech (6–1)Houston (7–0)Wisconsin (6–2)Kansas State (7–2)Michigan (8–2)Penn State (9–2)Baylor (8–3)Georgia (10–3)18.
19.Arizona State (5–1)Texas A&M (4–2)Penn State (7–1)Arizona State (6–2)Georgia Tech (7–2)Penn State (8–2)TCU (9–2)Nebraska (9–3)Oklahoma (9–3)19.
20.Texas (4–1)Illinois (6–1)Arizona State (5–2)Georgia (6–2)Texas (6–2)Southern Miss (9–1)Baylor (7–3)Clemson (9–3)Nebraska (9–3)20.
21.Baylor (4–1)Auburn (5–2)Texas Tech (5–2)Georgia Tech (7–2)Michigan (7–2)TCU (8–2)Nebraska (8–3)West Virginia (8–3)Southern Miss (11–2)21.
22.Michigan State (4–1)Houston (6–0)Georgia (5–2)West Virginia (6–2)Cincinnati (7–1)West Virginia (7–3)Georgia Tech (8–3)Penn State (9–3)West Virginia (9–3)22.
23.Texas A&M (3–2)Arizona State (5–2)West Virginia (5–2)Cincinnati (6–1)Southern Miss (8–1)Florida State (7–3)Notre Dame (8–3)Southern Miss (10–2)Penn State (9–3)23.
24.Houston (6–0)Penn State (6–1)Cincinnati (6–1)Texas (5–2)Auburn (6–3)Georgia Tech (7–3)West Virginia (7–3)Florida State (8–4)Cincinnati (9–3)24.
25.Florida (4–2)Washington (5–1)Texas (4–2)Auburn (6–3)TCU (7–2)Baylor (6–3)Virginia (8–3)Texas (7–4)Florida State (8–4)25.
Week 6
Oct 9
Week 7
Oct 16
Week 8
Oct 23
Week 9
Oct 30
Week 10
Nov 6
Week 11
Nov 13
Week 12
Nov 20
Week 13
Nov 27
Week 14 (Final)
Dec 4
Dropped:
  • Texas
  • Baylor
  • Florida
Dropped:
  • Georgia Tech
  • Illinois
  • Auburn
  • Washington
Dropped:
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas Tech
Dropped:
  • Arizona State
  • West Virginia
Dropped:
  • Texas
  • Cincinnati
  • Auburn
Dropped:
  • Southern Miss
  • Florida State
Dropped:
  • Georgia Tech
  • Notre Dame
  • Virginia
Dropped:
Texas

BCS Standings[edit]

Week 7
Oct 16
Week 8
Oct 23
Week 9
Oct 30
Week 10
Nov 6
Week 11
Nov 13
Week 12
Nov 20
Week 13
Nov 27
Week 14 (Final)
Dec 4
1.LSU (7–0)LSU (8–0)LSU (8–0)LSU (9–0)LSU (10–0)LSU (11–0)LSU (12–0)LSU (13–0)1.
2.Alabama (7–0)Alabama (8–0)Alabama (8–0)Oklahoma State (9–0)Oklahoma State (10–0)Alabama (10–1)Alabama (11–1)Alabama (11–1)2.
3.Oklahoma (6–0)Oklahoma State (7–0)Oklahoma State (8–0)Alabama (8–1)Alabama (9–1)Arkansas (10–1)Oklahoma State (10–1)Oklahoma State (11–1)3.
4.Oklahoma State (6–0)Boise State (7–0)Stanford (8–0)Stanford (9–0)Oregon (9–1)Oklahoma State (10–1)Stanford (11–1)Stanford (11–1)4.
5.Boise State (6–0)Clemson (8–0)Boise State (7–0)Boise State (8–0)Oklahoma (8–1)Virginia Tech (10–1)Virginia Tech (11–1)Oregon (11–2)5.
6.Wisconsin (6–0)Stanford (7–0)Oklahoma (7–1)Oklahoma (8–1)Arkansas (9–1)Stanford (10–1)Houston (12–0)Arkansas (10–2)6.
7.Clemson (7–0)Oregon (6–1)Arkansas (7–1)Oregon (8–1)Clemson (9–1)Boise State (9–1)Boise State (10–1)Boise State (11–1)7.
8.Stanford (6–0)Kansas State (7–0)Oregon (7–1)Arkansas (8–1)Virginia Tech (9–1)Houston (11–0)Arkansas (10–2)Kansas State (10–2)8.
9.Arkansas (5–1)Oklahoma (6–1)South Carolina (7–1)Clemson (8–1)Stanford (9–1)Oklahoma (8–2)Oregon (10–2)South Carolina (10–2)9.
10.Oregon (5–1)Arkansas (6–1)Nebraska (7–1)Virginia Tech (8–1)Boise State (8–1)Oregon (9–2)Oklahoma (9–2)Wisconsin (11–2)10.
11.Kansas State (6–0)Michigan State (6–1)Clemson (8–1)Houston (9–0)Houston (10–0)Kansas State (9–2)Kansas State (9–2)Virginia Tech (11–2)11.
12.Virginia Tech (6–1)Virginia Tech (7–1)Virginia Tech (8–1)Penn State (8–1)South Carolina (8–2)South Carolina (9–2)South Carolina (10–2)Baylor (9–3)12.
13.Nebraska (5–1)South Carolina (6–1)Houston (8–0)South Carolina (7–2)Kansas State (8–2)Georgia (9–2)Michigan State (10–2)Michigan (10–2)13.
14.South Carolina (6–1)Nebraska (6–1)Kansas State (7–1)Kansas State (7–2)Georgia (8–2)Michigan State (9–2)Georgia (10–2)Oklahoma (9–3)14.
15.West Virginia (5–1)Wisconsin (6–1)Michigan (7–1)Georgia (7–2)Michigan State (8–2)Michigan (9–2)Wisconsin (10–2)Clemson (10–3)15.
16.Michigan State (5–1)Texas A&M (5–2)Penn State (8–1)Texas (6–2)Nebraska (8–2)Wisconsin (9–2)Michigan (10–2)Georgia (10–3)16.
17.Texas A&M (4–2)Houston (7–0)Michigan State (6–2)Michigan State (7–2)Wisconsin (8–2)Clemson (9–2)Baylor (8–3)Michigan State (10–3)17.
18.Michigan (6–1)Michigan (6–1)Georgia (6–2)Wisconsin (7–2)Michigan (8–2)Baylor (7–3)TCU (9–2)TCU (10–2)18.
19.Houston (6–0)Penn State (7–1)Arizona State (6–2)Nebraska (7–2)TCU (8–2)Penn State (9–2)Nebraska (9–3)Houston (12–1)19.
20.Auburn (5–2)Texas Tech (5–2)Wisconsin (6–2)Auburn (6–3)Southern Miss (9–1)TCU (9–2)Clemson (9–3)Nebraska (9–3)20.
21.Penn State (6–1)Arizona State (5–2)Texas (5–2)Georgia Tech (7–2)Penn State (8–2)Nebraska (8–3)Penn State (9–3)Southern Miss (11–2)21.
22.Georgia Tech (6–1)Georgia (5–2)Auburn (6–3)Southern Miss (8–1)Baylor (6–3)Notre Dame (8–3)Texas (7–4)Penn State (9–3)22.
23.Illinois (6–1)Auburn (5–3)Georgia Tech (7–2)Cincinnati (7–1)Texas (6–3)Georgia Tech (8–3)West Virginia (8–3)West Virginia (9–3)23.
24.Texas (4–2)Texas (4–2)West Virginia (6–2)Michigan (7–2)Auburn (6–4)Auburn (7–4)Southern Miss (10–2)Texas (7–5)24.
25.Washington (5–1)West Virginia (5–2)Southern Miss (7–1)Baylor (5–3)Florida State (7–3)Texas (6–4)Missouri (7–5)Auburn (7–5)25.
Week 7
Oct 16
Week 8
Oct 23
Week 9
Oct 30
Week 10
Nov 6
Week 11
Nov 13
Week 12
Nov 20
Week 13
Nov 27
Week 14 (Final)
Dec 4
Dropped:
  • Georgia Tech
  • Illinois
  • Washington
Dropped:
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas Tech
Dropped:
  • Arizona State
  • West Virginia
Dropped:
  • Georgia Tech
  • Cincinnati
Dropped:
  • Southern Miss
  • Florida State
Dropped:
  • Notre Dame
  • Georgia Tech
  • Auburn
Dropped:
Missouri

References[edit]