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Final Top 125

CFP Staff
January 7, 2014

Florida State rallied from a 21-3 first half deficit to beat Auburn 34-31 in the BCS National Championship game and finish ranked No. 1 in the final 2014 Congrove Computer Rankings. The Tigers were ranked just 10th coming into the game and finished 14th. Michigan State took 2nd after its 24-20 upset of Stanford in the Rose Bowl.

Louisville rose to 3rd with a 36-9 spanking of Miami (Fla.) in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Oregon claimed 4th after destroying Texas 30-7 in Mack Brown's final game as head coach. And Ohio State grabbed 5th, despite a 40-35 loss to Clemson in the Orange Bowl. Clemson took 10th in the final rankings, up from 14th before the game.

Baylor fell from 2nd to 6th with its 52-42 loss to UCF in the Fiesta Bowl. The Golden Knights rose from 17th to 12th.

Alabama slid from 3rd to 7th upon losing 45-31 to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. The Sooners are 8th.

South Carolina, a 34-24 winner over Wisconsin in the Capital One Bowl, ranks 9th.

The ACC finished with 2 teams ranked in the top 10 (FSU, Clemson). The Big Ten has 2 in the top 5 (Michigan State, Ohio State). The American has 2 schools in the final top 12 (Louisville and UCF). The PAC-12 has 2 in the top 11 (Oregon and Stanford). The Big 12 has 2 in the top 8 (Baylor and Oklahoma). The SEC has 2 in the top 9 (Alabama and South Carolina) and 4 in the top 14 (Missouri and Auburn).

The final BCS Standings were released December 8th to create the title game matchup between Florida State and Auburn. BCS Standings are not updated after the bowl games.

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TOP 128
CCR Top 128The Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR) forecasted the exact national title match-up in 1993, 1998 and 2005. It has picked at least one of the national title game contestants 12 times in its 21-year history (1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2011). The team it picked to win the title played in the title game seven times (1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005), and won the title three times (1993, 1998, 1999).

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