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BCS Standings Prove SEC Superiority

Posted on: October 28, 2009 7:26 am
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As of late the Tide and Gators haven't played dominantly on offense, (Interesting note; Alabama has the #1 defense, Florida has the #2 defense and Texas has the #3 defense - and as we all know "defense wins championships"). #1 Florida, #2 Alabama, #3 Texas, #4 Iowa, #6 TCU, #7 Boise State, and #8 Cincinnati are the only undefeated teams left in CFB. None of the other undefeated teams (#4, #6, #7, #8) have played AMAZING football...Iowa had a very close call, having to block two field goals to beat a pathetic Northern Iowa team (much like Alabama and Florida's close calls). Iowa also only beat an even more pathetic Arkansas State team by a single field goal. TCU only beat Clemson by 4. Cincinnati had a close game with Fresno. Texas has also had a close win - only a 3 point victory over a very depleted Oklahoma. And, to top it off, all these teams aren't playing SEC opponents... 

The SEC is the only conference with 3 legitimate teams which are National Title contenders (Florida, Alabama, and LSU). Florida, LSU, Alabama, Ole Miss, South Carolina...all of these teams are better than most teams in the nation. South Carolina has 2 losses...1 to Alabama and 1 to Georgia. Ole Miss has 2 losses 1 to South Carolina and 1 to Alabama. LSU has 1 loss to Florida. Florida and Alabama are undefeated. All these teams' losses are to SEC opponents...which only means the SEC is strong. Miss. State took LSU to the wire, and only lost to Florida by 10. How could anyone think the SEC is weak? 

Only 4 teams in the SEC have losing records. Only Vanderbilt has less than 3 wins. And most of the SEC has had a bye week. So the losing record teams are 3-4...only 1 win away from having all but 1 team in the conference being .500 and above. So you have 3 Title contenders (#1 Florida, #2 Alabama, #9 LSU) Alabama and Florida are undefeated and LSU has one loss to #1 Florida.


The BigXII LOOKS like a better conference, but they only have one elite team. The records are better with the exceptions of Colorado, Oklahoma (3-3) and Baylor. But the conference is middle heavy (much like the SEC) but the SEC has 3 legit Title contenders. Texas is the only undefeated BigXII team, Oklahoma State is the closest to Texas with only 1 loss. 

The SEC has 2 undefeated teams (Florida and Alabama; both Title contenders) and one 1 loss team (LSU - Title contender) The SEC also has 5 teams in the BCS top 25 (#1 Florida, #2 Alabama, #9 LSU, #22 South Carolina, and #25 Ole Miss)

The BigXII has 1 undefeated team (Texas- Title Contender) and one team with 1 loss (Okie State). The Big XII has only 2 teams in the BCS top 25 (#3 Texas and #14 Oklahoma State)

The Big10 has only 1 undefeated team (Iowa- Outside-shot Title Contender) and one 1 loss team. (Penn State) NOTE: The Big10 has no conference championship game, which will hurt their position in the BCS standings. The Big10 has only 3 teams in the BCS top 25 (#4 Iowa, #12 Penn State, and #17 Ohio State)

The PAC-10 has no undefeated teams and only two 1 loss teams. (USC- has an outside shot at the Title, Oregon) NOTE: The PAC-10 has no conference championship game, which will hurt their position in the BCS standings. The PAC-10 has 4 team in the BCS top 25 (#5 USC, #10 Oregon, #20 Arizona, and #24 California)

The ACC has no undefeated teams. And only one 1 loss team (Georgia Tech) The ACC has only 3 teams in the BCS top 25 (#11 Georgia Tech, #13 Virginia Tech, and #19 Miami)

The Big East has 1 undefeated team (Cincy) and two 1 loss teams (West Virginia and Pitt)NOTE: The Big East has no conference championship game, which will hurt their position in the BCS standings. The big east only has 3 teams in the BCS top 25 (#8 Cincinnati, #15 Pitt, and #21 West Virginia).

The MWC has 1 undefeated team (TCU) and only one 1 loss team (Utah) NOTE: The MWC has no conference championship game, which will hurt their position in the BCS standings. The MWC only has 2 teams in the BCS top 25 (#6 TCU and #16 Utah).

The WAC has 1 undefeated team (Boise State) And no 1 loss teams. NOTE: The WAC has no conference championship game, which will hurt their position in the BCS standings. The WAC only has 1 team in the BCS top 25 (#7 Boise State).

SEC - 5 teams in the top 25 (#1 Florida, #2 Alabama, #9 LSU, #22 South Carolina, and #25 Ole Miss)

PAC-10 - 4 teams in the top 25 (#5 USC, #10 Oregon, #20 Arizona, and #24 California)

Big 10 - 3 teams in the top 25 (#4 Iowa, #12 Penn State, and #17 Ohio State)

Big East - 3 teams in the top 25 (#8 Cincinnati, #15 Pitt, and #21 West Virginia)

ACC - 3 teams in the top 25 (#11 Georgia Tech, #13 Virginia Tech, and #19 Miami)

BIGXII - 2 teams in the top 25 (#3 Texas and #14 Oklahoma State)

MWC - 2 team in the top 25 (#6 TCU and #16 Utah)

WAC - 1 team in the top 25 (#7 Boise State)

Independents - 1 team in the top 25 (#23 Notre Dame)

Conference USA - 1 team in the top 25 (#18 Houston)


The SEC, BigXII, and ACC have title games, and after those title games the winner will be bumped up in the BCS Polls. 

Since the ACC has no undefeated teams, no ACC team with make it to the National Championship game without some divine intervention. Florida, Alabama, and Texas would all have to lose twice for Georgia Tech to make it to the Title game. But a 1 loss Georgia Tech winning the ACC could bump Iowa out of the Title picture since the Big10 has no conference title game.

So it only makes since that the two conferences with undefeated teams AND a conference championship game will make it to the Title game. Barring divine intervention, formerly spoken of, we will see either Alabama or Florida (Maybe LSU and thats a BIG maybe) playing against Texas in the BCS National Title game in Pasadena.
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Category: NCAAF
Tags: BCS Teams
 
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Since: Sep 1, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2011 8:58 pm
 

BCS Standings Prove SEC Superiority

simlpy... AGREED!!!!


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