Projecting BCS bowl matchups

Current picks and next teams in line for every BCS slot

Updated: October 20, 2013, 11:48 PM ET
By Brad Edwards | ESPN Insider

Helfrich/SabanGetty Images/AP PhotoThe Alabama Crimson Tide and Oregon Ducks are projected to meet in the BCS title game.

As we head into the second half of the college football season and with the first BCS standings released, here's a look at how the competition stacks up for the spots in the Bowl Championship Series games. For each slot, I'm presenting the pecking order, as it stands right now. This will give you an idea of which teams are in the driver's seat or are the favorites to land in those spots, and which ones still need a little bit of help. As you might guess, Saturday's upsets left this list looking quite different than it was at this time last week.

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