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BYU is up three spots in the latest BCS Standings, from 22nd to 19th. Utah holds steady at #22, ahead of the BYU-Utah game this Saturday.


BYU came in 15th in both BCS opinion polls, with an average computer ranking of 23rd--up from 27th last week. Utah is ranked 21st by the computers, two of which don't have BYU in their top 25.

BYU's high computer ranking is 19th (Billingsley), while Utah's high computer ranking is 11th (Billingsley). The computers all have TCU (#4 BCS) ranked either 4th or 5th, while Boise State (#6 BCS) is ranked anywhere from 6th to 8th by the hard drives.

Interestingly, five of the six computers rank Alabama #1, but the Crimson Tide's #3 ranking in the opinion polls keeps Florida (first in both opinion polls) #1 overall, with Texas (2nd in the polls) third in the BCS Standings.


Conference Breakdown (numbers of teams in BCS Standings)--

ACC: 5 (7, 14, 17, 18, 24)

SEC: 4 (1, 2, 15, 25)

Pac 10: 4 (8, 16, 20, 22)

MWC: 3 (4, 19, 21)

Big 10: 3 (10, 11, 13)

Big East: 2 (5, 9)

Big 12: 2 (3, 12)

WAC: 1 (6)

CUSA: 1 (23)


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