Florida State maintains No. 2 spot in BCS standings

BY foxsports • November 24, 2013

No. 2 Florida State maintained a considerable advantage over No. 3 Ohio State in the latest BCS standings Sunday night.

Florida State (11-0) leads Ohio State (11-0) by a margin of .970 to .920.

The last three unbeaten teams in college football's major conferences lead the BCS, with Alabama in the top spot at .988. After Florida State and Ohio State, Auburn has moved up to No. 4 and Missouri is No. 5.

The Seminoles lead in the computer rankings, followed by Alabama, Ohio State, Auburn and Missouri.

Central Florida slipped one spot to No. 19. The Knights are No. 16 in the computer polls.

Florida State also retained its No. 2 spot in  both the coaches poll and the Associated Press poll on Sunday afternoon.

The Seminoles routed Idaho 80-14, setting a school record for points in a game on Saturday. Jameis Winston had four passing touchdowns and both Telvin Smith and E.J. Levenberry had interception returns for a touchdown.

Alabama (11-0) maintains the top spot in both polls, followed by Florida State and Ohio State. Clemson (10-1) and Auburn (10-1) round out the top 5 in the coaches poll, while it is Auburn at No. 4 and Missouri at No. 5 in the AP poll.

The top 5 was readjusted after Baylor's 49-17 loss at Oklahoma State. Baylor (9-1) fell to No. 8 in the coaches poll and No. 9 in the AP poll.

Central Florida (9-1) is No. 17 in the AP poll and No. 19 in the coaches poll following its 41-17 win on Thursday over Rutgers. Blake Bortles threw for 335 yards and a touchdown for UCF, which now prepares to host the "War on I-4" against South Florida on Friday night.

Next up for Florida State is a matchup at Florida on Saturday. The Gators (4-7) have lost six straight games.


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