Latest BCS bowl projections
Why FSU could be shut out of title game; teams in line for every BCS bid
With only five weekends left in the regular season, the pool of potential BCS teams is shrinking, but we're still far from having a clear picture of which teams are likely to be playing in the five major bowls.
Let's take a look at the teams in line for each of the 10 spots. Numerous factors affect how bowls select their participants, and some of those factors are already putting a few teams in a better position than others.
For the latest BCS standings, click here.
Vizio BCS National Championship Game
Next in line for BCS No. 1 and No. 2 spots: Florida State, Ohio State, Baylor, Stanford
Although the battle for the No. 2 spot in the BCS standings is tight right now, Alabama and Oregon are the clear-cut favorites because of their comfortable margins in the polls and relatively strong remaining schedules, which will help them climb a little more in the computer rankings.
To read Brad Edwards' complete BCS projections and see the next teams in line for each BCS bowl bid, you must be an ESPN Insider.
MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEADLINES
- Auburn to bench QB Marshall to start Week 1
- FSU starts No. 1 in preseason coaches' poll
- Alabama suspends 3 for violation of rules
- Report: Nike asked about Fisher's son's shirt
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
College Football on Insider
Brian Fremeau breaks down the six best CFB season win-total bets this season.