because they're good
to be ranked no. 1 or 2 in the BCS standings at the end of the season.
Apart from regular newspapers and sport magazines, one can follow the NCAA BCS standings on the internet via various sports websites. You can also follow the standings on sports channels or the news on television.
MAC teams do not receive automatic bids unless they are ranked in the top 15 of the BCS standings.
All three components shall be added together and averaged for a team's ranking in the BCS Standings. The team with the highest average shall rank first in the BCS Standings. The BCS Standings will be used for: 1. Selecting the teams that will participate in the national championship game. 2. Determining any other automatic qualifiers; and, 3. Establishing the pool of eligible teams for at-large selection.
The BCS is made up of the AP Poll, Coaches Poll, a computer poll, the Harris Interactive Poll, etc. We do not get to vote directly for the BCS polls.
Due to their unique status as a football independent, they receive an automatic BCS bid if they finish in the top 10% of all teams in the BCS standings.
today is November 8th 2008:the current BCS standings are not correct REASON:Oklahoma won and moved from 4th to 6th Texas should be behind 6th (exact place is uncertain for me) the reason for behind 6th is because they should be,behind USC and the gators
The BCS Championship airs on ESPN.
The BCS rankings come out at 8:15 eastern time on ESPN.
No, they ended at #2 in the final BCS standings and were not national champions since they did not play in the BCS Championship game. They did win the Mountain West championship trophy, but no ring