Stanford Tops Best & Brightest Football Rankings followed by Ohio State, UDub & Georgia
Biggest Movers: Florida (+18), Auburn (+14), Texas Tech (+9), Mizzou (+5), and Nebraska (+5)
“Best and the Brightest™ BCS rankings combine athletic prowess with academic achievement
Austin, TEXAS, October 11 2013 — The current BCS Championship Projection from the Best & Brightest Football Rankings are: Stanford vs. Ohio State; Washington vs. Georgia. These projections are based on the Best & Brightest Football Rankings of October 7th. Stanford was No.1 followed by Ohio State, UDub, Georgia, UCLA, and Oregon.
The biggest movers this week on the positive side were Florida (+18), Auburn (+14), Texas Tech (+9), and Mizzou (+5), and Nebraska (+5). On the negative side of the ledger were Arizona State (-12) and Ole Miss (-6). With the addition of Ball State, a total of Sixty-three schools were ranked this week’s ranking. The Best & Brightest Football Rankings are the only BCS Football rankings that combine athletic prowess with academic achievement.
“We are seeing that BCS-level colleges need not sacrifice their academic missions to field a quality football program,” said Paul JJ Payack, president and Chief Word Analyst for GLM. “The semi-finalists all rank in the Top 30 of the TrendTopper MediaBuzz College Rankings.”
To create the “Best and the Brightest™ rankings, the Global Language Monitor (GLM) combined the results of the AP Writers and USAToday Coaches polls with the TrendTopper MediaBuzz College Rankings.