Found September 23, 2013 on Football Nation:
The latest pre-BCS rankings are complete, and with preliminary computer rankings fluctuating wildly, some interesting changes have occurred.  A Friday night Mountain West game with little hype had a big impact, and an overall weak schedule for the top teams has some dropping in the ranks.While official BCS rankings aren’t published until halfway through the season, roughly two thirds of the components are available already.  The USA Today Coaches Poll begins during the preseason, and the AP Poll is an easy replacement for the Harris Poll, which isn’t conducted until mid-season.  Both are composed primarily of football media and associated members, are almost always identical or very close, so a simple substitution is made for these rankings.Because computers care about actual games, not hype and preseason nonsense, they won’t have anything to say on the subject for a few weeks.  In the meantime, we have been using Jeff Sagarin’s final computer rankings from 2012.  These have been re...

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