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BCS Rankings: Auburn Jumps Oregon to No. 1 Slot

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This may come as a shocker to Oregon fans, who thought their team would assume the top slot in the BCS standings after they clobbered UCLA Thursday and Missouri beat No. 1 Oklahoma Saturday night. But nothing is ever predictable or obvious in BCS land.

Auburn, which beat an undefeated LSU team at home on Saturday, climbed over the Ducks into the number one spot. Oregon stayed put at No. 2. Meanwhile, Boise State and TCU are still on the outside looking in. Here is how the new rankings look:

                         BCS       Harris Poll                  USA Today         Computer Rankings
1 Auburn .9371 4 3 2611 .9242 3 1350 .9153 1 1 2 1 2 3 1 .980
2 Oregon .9069 2 1 2818 .9975 1 1463 .9919 8 8 6 10 6 6 11 .740
3 Boise State .8846 3 2 2668 .9444 2 1383 .9376 6 5 4 7 7 11 7 .780
4 TCU .8833 5 4 2545 .9009 4 1308 .8868 4 4 1 4 5 7 4 .870
5 Michigan State .8387 7 5 2250 .7965 5 1175 .7966 3 3 8 3 3 2 2 .930
6 Missouri .8006 11 8 2061 .7296 8 1060 .7186 2 2 10 2 1 1 3 .960
7 Alabama .7100 8 6 2220 .7858 6 1152 .7810 12 9 3 8 15 17 15 .570
8 Utah .7049 9 7 2095 .7416 7 1091 .7397 10 10 7 11 10 13 9 .640
9 Oklahoma .6691 1 11 1701 .6021 11 871 .5905 5 7 11 5 4 5 5 .820
10 Wisconsin .6584 13 9 1897 .6715 9 973 .6597 9 13 9 14 9 4 8 .650
11 Ohio State .6356 10 10 1858 .6577 10 966 .6549 11 12 13 9 14 9 10 .600
12 LSU .6219 6 12 1574 .5572 13 787 .5336 6 6 5 6 8 8 6 .780
13 Stanford .5185 12 13 1562 .5529 14 763 .5173 14 14 18 17 12 10 12 .490
14 Nebraska .5073 16 14 1448 .5126 12 802 .5437 15 16 12 16 13 14 14 .470
15 Arizona .4492 18 15 1202 .4255 16 628 .4258 13 11 17 12 11 15 16 .500
16 Florida State .4395 17 16 1189 .4209 15 651 .4414 16 17 16 13 16 12 13 .460
17 Oklahoma State .3053 14 20 755 .2673 20 385 .2610 17 15 15 15 17 20 18 .390
18 Iowa .2834 15 17 907 .3211 19 401 .2719 19 24 14 24 18 16 20 .260
19 Arkansas .2481 23 18 828 .2931 18 404 .2739 21 20 24 20 20 25 22 .180
20 South Carolina .2431 21 19 790 .2796 17 431 .2922 23 18 23 19 25 0 21 .160
21 Mississippi State .1959 24 23 392 .1388 23 251 .1702 18 19 20 18 22 19 17 .280
22 Miami (FL) .1799 NR 22 466 .1650 22 260 .1763 20 22 19 22 0 21 19 .200
23 Virginia Tech .1367 25 21 556 .1968 21 317 .2149 28 0 25 0 0 0 0 .000
24 Nevada .0865 NR 24 162 .0573 NR 48 .0325 22 21 0 21 19 22 23 .170
25 Baylor .0403 NR 25 124 .0439 24 70 .0475 25 25 0 0 23 0 24 .030