After Nos. 1 & 2 go down in upsets, UGA controls its own destiny for BCS title shot
And just like that, Georgia controls its own destiny for a national title shot.
Same for Alabama. That is the end result of what ended up being a Saturday of BCS chaos.
No. 1 Kansas State (52-24 to Baylor) and No. 2 Oregon (17-14 in overtime to Stanford) went down in major upsets. That means No. 3 Notre Dame will move up to No. 1 in next week’s BCS standings and No. 4 Alabama and No. 5 Georgia should slide up right behind at 2 and 3.
If the Bulldogs and Crimson Tide can get to the SEC Championship game unscathed — each has to survive rival games against Georgia Tech and Auburn, respectively, next Saturday — the winner should advance to the BCS title game. It would be the seventh consecutive year an SEC team played for the national championship. An SEC team has claimed the last six titles.
Georgia defeated Georgia Southern 45-14 Saturday to improve to 10-1 on the season. The Bulldogs have already secured the Eastern Division’s berth into the SEC Championship game. But first
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