Tuesday, October 17, 2006

University of Cincinnati News Record: BCS Systems Starts More Controversy

By David Harding

It's back. The computer system that everybody loves, the Bowl Championship Series, has unveiled its first rankings. There are a few surprises, but as long as Ohio State and Michigan are No. 1 and No. 2, going into their meeting Nov. 18, nobody in the Midwest will care about the usual BCS surprises. Here is a look at the first ranking of the 2006 College Football season:?

10. California

The team Lee Corso calls "The best team in the Pac-10," comes in surprisingly, ranked No. 10 after they were demolished by Tennessee, who is ranked No. 11, 35-18 in Knoxville, Tenn. the first game of the year. The Golden Bears battled back winning six-straight games, including impressive wins against Oregon and Arizona State. With the exception of a game at Southern California Nov. 18, the Golden Bears have gotten through the toughest part of their schedule.

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