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SEC takes hit in first BCS poll

Notice anything strange about the BCS rankings? There are more ACC teams (3) in the top 10 then SEC teams (2). And there are just as many PAC-12 and BIG 12 teams (2) as Southeastern Conference squads.

That was a result of a tumultuous weekend that featured five ranked SEC teams losing. Texas A&M, LSU, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida all took a loss. Making matters even more intriguing, several of those teams are likely to lose again.

Missouri and Alabama are the only undefeated teams left in the SEC. Auburn is the only team in the league with one loss. With a game at Tennessee home contests vs. Georgia and Alabama, it is likely the Tigers will pick up their second loss. Even Missouri, with games against South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas A&M left, could lose.

What does this mean? It means it is highly likely we won’t see an all-SEC BCS national championship game. What we could see is at least one mid-major crash the BCS part. Fresno State (6-0) and Northern Illinois (7-0) are both undefeated and sit at Nos. 17 and 18 in the rankings, respectively.

Check out the first BCS standings below.

1. Alabama (7-0) .9841
2. Florida State (6-0) .9348
3. Oregon (7-0) .9320
4. Ohio State (7-0) .8553
5. Missouri (7-0) .8219
6. Stanford (6-1) .7414
7. Miami (6-0) .7200
8. Baylor (6-0) .7120
9. Clemson (6-1) .6249
10. Texas Tech (7-0) .6220
11. Auburn (6-1) .5058
12. UCLA (5-1) .4807
13. LSU (6-2) .4552
14. Virginia Tech (6-1) .4408
15. Oklahoma (6-1) .4204
16. Texas A&M (5-2) .3666
17. Fresno State (6-0) .3379
18. Northern Ill (7-0) .3032
19. Oklahoma State (5-1) .2687
20. Louisville (6-1) .2556
21. South Carolina (5-1) .2161
22. Michigan (6-1) .1637
23. Central Florida (5-1) .1394
24. Nebraska (5-1) .1354
25. Oregon State (6-1) .1042

Tags: Alabama , Florida State , Clemson , LSU , Ohio State , Missouri , Miami , Stanford , Oregon , BCS.

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