The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) standings finally got simplified with the Notre Dame win over west coast old rival USC Trojans. With the said, the Fighting Irish punched their ticket to the BCS championship game in Miami. Notre Dame grind-it-out win highlighted an unforgettable undefeated season for the Irish as it tries to capture its first national title in 24 years.
Which team they play next? Well, it won't be known until a week from now on likely Southeastern Conference opponent. Alabama and Georgia will duke-it-out for the SEC title in Atlanta with the winner clinches the second spot for a BCS Championship showdown with Notre Dame.
Georgia had clinched its SEC East spot weeks ago as Alabama Crimson Tide demolished Auburn Tigers on Saturday to claim the SEC West title. It should not been any of this top SEC teams if undefeated Ohio State (12-0, 8-0 Big Ten) is eligible for a BCS national title this season. Yet the Buckeyes still has an outside shot at finishing No. 1 in the final Associated Press Top 25 if other contenders lose.
The latest BCS Standings with computer rankings for Week 14 will be available today Sunday to find out how far would how many teams drops from last week BCS standings results. Nine of the bottom 10 teams in the BSC rankings all lost in crucial Week 13 of College Football.
Check the BCS Standings 2012 Week 14 game results and scores of top 25 ranked teams. (We'll bring you updates as soon as possible when BCS rankings Week 14 released on Sunday)
1. Notre Dame (12-0, 0-0 Independents) No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night. The Irish will face the SEC conference title game of Alabama against No. 3 Georgia.
2. Alabama (11-1, 7-1, 1st SEC West) Crimson Tide clinched the Western Division title in 49-0 beatdown of rival Auburn. The win sets conference title game against No. 3 Georgia with the winner likely getting a BCS national championship shot.
3. Georgia (11-1, 7-1, 1st SEC East) The Bulldogs stayed right in the thick of the national championship race with a 42-10 rout of Georgia Tech on Saturday. They will face Alabama for conference title showdown with a winner has a chance to face Notre Dame for BCS national title.
4. Florida (11-1, 7-1, 2nd SEC East) The Gators came into the game fourth in the BCS standings, and could find itself in position to earn a spot in the national championship game if No. 1 Notre Dame loses to Southern California but it didn't happen. Florida managed to beat 37-26 Florida State on Saturday and the Seminoles will play Georgia Tech next week in the ACC title game.
5. Oregon (11-1, 8-1, 2nd Pac-12 North) Oregon defeated No. 15 Oregon State 48-24 in the Civil War but the victory is meaningless as Stanford defeated UCLA 35-17 later Saturday night to clinch the Pac 12 northern division. Ducks squandered their chances for national title spot last week when they lost to Stanford lastweek. Ducks has still in good chance to bid for a BCS bowl game with their record.
6. Kansas State (10-1, 7-1, 1st Big 12) The Wildcats enjoys practice week after an embarassing loss to Baylor last week that denied their chances to national championship. They still win the Big 12 championship if they beat the Longhorns in the finale Dec. 1, and also punch their ticket to a BCS bowl game.
7. LSU (10-2, 6-2, 2nd SEC West) LSU 20-13 win over Arkansas is meaningless as their hope for SEC division crown was tossed out of the window after Alabama defeated Auburn on Saturday. That means The Crimson Tide will play the SEC title for the West. The Tigers could still get an at-large bid to the BCS bowl game.
8. Stanford (10-2, 8-1, 1st Pac-12 North) Cardinal beat No. 17 UCLA 35-17 to earn the Pac-12 North title and a rematch with the Bruins in the conference championship game next week. Stanford spoiled the Oregon national championship hope last Saturday.
9. Texas A&M (10-2, 6-2, 3rd SEC West) Johnny 'Football' Manziel turn another strong performance after another, freshman quarterback bolstered his chances to win the Heisman Trophy. Manziel threw for 372 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two more scores as No. 9 Texas A&M manhandled Missouri 59-29 on Saturday night.
10. Florida State (10-2,7-1, 1st Atlantic Coast) The Seminoles lost 37-26 against Florida Gators will play Georgia Tech next week in the ACC title game.
11. Clemson (10-2, 7-1, 2nd Atlantic Coast) Tigers offense lead by quarterback Tajh Boyd never got on track in 27-17 loss against South Carolina Gamecocks dominant defense.
12. South Carolina (10-2, 6-2), 3rd SEC East) Gamecocks 27-17 win over close rival No. 11 Clemson, to set fourth-straight victory. The win let South Carolina play for the Palmetto Bowl Trophy on BCS Bowl game.
13. Oklahoma (9-2, 7-1, 2nd Big 12) Brennan Clay scored on an 18-yard run in overtime to lift the 13th-ranked Sooners squeaked a 51-48 win against No. 22 Oklahoma State in the Bedlam rivalry on Saturday. Oklahoma win could clinch them at the Big 12 championship by beating TCU next week if No. 6 Kansas State loses to Texas.
14. Nebraska (10-2, 7-1, 1st Big Ten Legends) Nebraska beat Iowa 13-7 on Friday to claim the Legends Division's berth and will face off against Wisconsin next Saturday in Indianapolis in the championship game.
15. Oregon State (8-3, 6-3, 3rd Pac-12 North) The Beavers lost to Oregon Ducks 48-24 in the Civil War game Saturday. They will have to wait to find out if they're headed for a bowl game, but their season is bir improvement after they went just 3-9 last year.
16. Texas (8-3, 5-3, 3rd Big 12) Longhorns lost 20-13 against unranked TCU on Thanksgiving night.
17. UCLA (9-3, 6-3, 1st Pac-12 South) Pac-12 South champion Bruins who earned their berth in the division title game by beating Southern California 38-28 last weekend although the Bruins lost 35-17 to Stanford Saturday.
18. Rutgers (9-2, 5-1, 1st Big East) Rutgers 27-6 loss to Pittsburgh still managed to clinch a share of its first Big East title game after No. 19 Louisville lost at home to Connecticut. The Scarlet Knights head into a showdown with the Cardinals on Thursday game.
19. Michigan (8-4, 6-2, 2nd Big Ten - Legends) Michigan lost 26-21 against undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes will now await a minor bowl bid. Wolverines loss will drop from top 25 BCS standings
20. Louisville (9-2, 4-2, 3rd Big East) Connecticut upset Louisville 23-20 in 3 OT's.will play at Rutgers Thursday night and the winner will earn the Big East's BCS bid.
21. Oklahoma State (7-4, 5-3, 3rd Big 12) Cowboys blew out their lead in 51-48 loss in a classic game against the Sonners. With the loss, the Cowboys can drop from top 25 BCS rankings.
22. Boise State (9-2, 6-1, 3rd Mountain West) On their practice week, Boise State entered the day behind Fresno State and San Diego State in the Mountain West. Broncos will play Nevada on Dec. 1.
23. Kent State (11-1, 8-0, 1st MAC East) Kent State 28-6 win over Ohio clinched them for conference title and meet Northern Illinois for next week's MAC championship showdown.
24. Arizona (7-5, 4-5, 4th Pac-12 South) The 41-34 los to Arizona State will drop them from the BCS rankings top 25.
25. Washington (7-5, 5-4, 4th Pac-12 - North) The 28-31 loss to Washington State will drop them from BCS standings as well.
UPDATED: BCS Standings Week 141 Notre Dame, 2 Alabama, 3 Georgia, 4 Florida, 5 Oregon, 6 Kansas State, 7 LSU, 8 Stanford, 9 Texas A&M, 10 South Carolina, 11 Oklahoma, 12 Nebraska, 13 Florida State, 14 Clemson, 15 Oregon State, 16 UCLA, 17 Kent State, 18 Texas, 19 Michigan, 20 Boise State, 21 Northern Illinois, 22 Northwestern, 23 Oklahoma State, 24 Utah State, 25 San Jose State