Mississippi State No. 12 in first BCS Standings

By DJournal.com

From Brad Locke’s Inside Mississippi State Blog …

The first BCS standings of 2012 were released tonight, and Mississippi State (6-0, 3-0 SEC) checks in at No. 12. That’s a heck of a starting for the Bulldogs, who are coming off a 41-31 win over Tennessee on Saturday. MSU is ranked 14th in the Harris Poll, one of elements in the BCS formula.

Here are the entire BCS rankings. Lot of SEC flavor.

1. Bama
2. Florida
3. Oregon
4. Kansas State
5. Notre Dame
6. LSU
7. South Carolina
8. Oregon State
9. Oklahoma
10. USC
11. Georgia
12. Miss. State
13. West Virginia
14. Florida State
15. Rutgers
16. Louisville
17. Texas Tech
18. Texas A&M
19. Clemson
20. Stanford
21. Cincinnati
22. Boise State
23. TCu
24. Iowa State
25. Texas

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The Mississippi State Bulldogs moved up four places to No. 15 in The Associated Press Top 25 college football polls released Sunday and up two places to No. 16 in the USA Today coaches Top 25.

MSU is 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the SEC after beating Tennessee 41-31 Saturday. The Bulldogs host Middle Tennessee at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Both polls listed below …

The Associated Press Top 25

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:
Record Pts Pv
1. Alabama (60) 6-0 1,500 1
2. Oregon 6-0 1,436 2
3. Florida 6-0 1,361 4
4. Kansas St. 6-0 1,296 6
5. Notre Dame 6-0 1,283 7
6. LSU 6-1 1,153 9
7. Ohio St. 7-0 1,071 8
8. Oregon St. 5-0 1,050 10
9. South Carolina 6-1 1,042 3
10. Oklahoma 4-1 994 13
11. Southern Cal 5-1 874 11
12. Florida St. 6-1 836 12
13. Georgia 5-1 753 14
14. Clemson 5-1 673 16
15. Mississippi St. 6-0 591 19
16. Louisville 6-0 574 18
17. West Virginia 5-1 552 5
18. Texas Tech 5-1 444 NR
19. Rutgers 6-0 405 20
20. Texas A&M 5-1 379 22
21. Cincinnati 5-0 294 21
22. Stanford 4-2 242 17
23. Michigan 4-2 177 25
24. Boise St. 5-1 133 24
25. Ohio 7-0 104 NR

Others receiving votes: Arizona St. 92, TCU 88, Louisiana Tech 38, Texas 25, NC State 11, Northwestern 6, Washington 6, Wisconsin 6, Nebraska 4, North Carolina 2, Tulsa 2, Arizona 1, Iowa St. 1, Penn St. 1.

Click here for link to USA Today Coaches Top 25 poll.

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