DAVETGC'S Rankings and Predictions-117 NCAA-Division I Teams
Sunday, December 2, 2001 (ESPN/AP/BCS Polls/Bowl Predictions)
1-Miami-Florida 11-0 #1/1/1 Big East Champs/Rose Bowl vs. Nebraska
2-Nebraska 11-1 #4/5/3/Sugar Bowl vs. Florida(Loss to Colorado)
3-Oklahoma 10-2#11/11/11/Cotton Bowl vs.LSU(losses to Nebraska/Oklahoma St.)
4-Oregon 10-1 #3/3/5/PAC-10 Champs/Fiesta Bowl vs. Illinois (loss to Stanford)
5-Tennessee 10-1 #2/2/2/SEC Champs?/Rose Bowl vs. Miami-Florida (loss to Georgia) plays SEC title game vs. LSU on December 8th
6-Florida 9-2 #6/6/6/Sugar Bowl vs. Nebraska (losses to Auburn/Florida)
7-Colorado 10-2 #5/4/4/Big 12 Champs/Fiesta Bowl vs. Oregon (losses to Texas/Fresno State)
8--Texas 10-2 #10/10/7/Holiday Bowl vs. Washington (losses to Oklahoma/Colorado)
9-Illinois 10-1 #8/8/8/Big Ten Champs/Orange Bowl vs. Maryland (loss to Michigan)
10-BYU 12-0 #8/9/12/Mountain West Champs/Liberty Bowl vs. Louisville/plays at Hawaii on Dec. 8th
11-Maryland 10-1 #7/7/10/ACC Champs/Orange Bowl vs.Illinois(loss to Florida St.)
12-Washington 8-3 #19/20/14/Holiday Bowl vs.Texas(losses to UCLA/Oregon St./Miami-FL)
13-Washington State 9-2/#13/13/13/Sun Bowl vs. Purdue (losses to Oregon/Washington)
14--Stanford 9-2 #12/12/9/Seattle Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (losses to Washington/Washington St.)
15-Michigan 8-3 #15/17/Florida Citrus Bowl vs. South Carolina (losses to Washington/Michigan St./Ohio St.)
16--South Carolina 8-3 #14/14/15/Florida Citrus Bowl vs. Michigan (losses to Tennessee/Arkansas/Florida)
17-Syracuse 9-3/#17/18/Insight.com Bowl vs. Texas A&M (losses to Georgia Tech/Tennessee/Miami-FL)
18-Georgia 8-3 #18/16/Outback Bowl vs. Ohio State (losses to South Carolina/Florida/Auburn)
19-Virginia Tech 8-3 #16/15/Gator Bowl vs. Florida State (losses to Pittsburgh/Syracuse/Miami-FL)
20--Florida State 7-4 #24/24/Gator Bowl vs. Virginia Tech (losses to North Carolina/North Carolina State/Miami-FL/Florida)
21-LSU 8-3/#20/21/Cotton Bowl vs. Oklahoma (Losses to Tennessee/Florida/Mississippi)
22-UCLA 7-4 #34/32/Toilet Bowl(losses to Oregon/Stanford/Washington State/USC)
23-Texas A&M 7-4 #31/35/Insight.com Bowl vs. Syracuse (losses to Oklahoma/Colorado/Texas Tech/Texas)
24-Boston College 7-4/#30/31/Music City Bowl vs. Alabama (losses to Miami-FL/Stanford/Virginia Tech/Syracuse)
25-Arkansas 7-4/#27/30/Independence Bowl vs. Kansas State (losses to Georgia/Alabama/Tennessee/LSU)
26-Auburn 7-4 #29/28/Peach Bowl vs. North Carolina (losses to Syracuse/Arkansas/Alabama/LSU)
27-Mississippi 7-4/#40/38/Toilet Bowl (losses to Arkansas/Auburn/Georgia/Mississippi State)
28-Ohio State 7-4/#23/22/Outback Bowl vs. Georgia (Losses to UCLA/Wisconsin/Penn State/Illinois)
29-Georgia Tech 6-5 #35/29/Seattle Bowl vs. Stanford (Losses to Virginia/Maryland/Clemson/Florida State)
30-North Carolina 7-5/#33/36/Peach Bowl vs. Auburn (Losses to Wake Forest/Oklahoma/Texas/Maryland/Georgia Tech)

31-Texas Tech 7-4/#40/34/Alamo Bowl vs. Purdue (Losses to Texas/Kansas/Nebraska/Oklahoma)
32-Kansas State 6-5/-/#40/Independence Bowl vs. Arkansas (Losses to Nebraska/Oklahoma/Colorado/Texas Tech/Texas A&M)
33-Iowa State 7-4/#31/32/Gallery Furniture Bowl vs. Southern Mississippi (Losses to Colorado/Kansas State/Nebraska/Texas A&M)
34-Clemson 6-5/#36/-/Humanitarian Bowl vs. Louisiana Tech (Losses to Maryland/Virginia/North Carolina/Florida State/South Carolina)
35-North Carolina State 7-4/#28/27/Tangerine Bowl vs. Pittsburgh (Losses to North Carolina/Georgia Tech/Clemson/Maryland)
36-Louisville 9-2 #22/23/Conference USA Champs/Liberty Bowl vs. BYU (Losses to Illinois/TCU)
37-Notre Dame 5-6/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Boston College/Texas A&M/Michigan State/Tennessee/Nebraska/Stanford)
38-Purdue 6-5/Sun Bowl vs. Washington State (Losses to Michigan/Ohio State/Illinois/Indiana/Notre Dame)
39-Michigan State 6-5/Silicon Valley Bowl vs. Fresno State (Losses to Indiana/Minnesota/Northwestern/Purdue/Penn State)
40-Iowa 6-5/Alamo Bowl vs. Texas Tech (Losses to Michigan/Michigan State/Wisconsin/Purdue/Iowa State)
41--Fresno State 11-2 #21/19/Silicon Valley vs. Michigan State (Losses to Boise State/Hawaii)
42-Alabama 6-5/#36/-/Music City Bowl vs. Boston College (Losses to UCLA/South Carolina/Mississippi/LSU/Tennessee)
43-Toledo 9-2 #26/25/Motor City Bowl vs. Cincinnati (Losses to Ball State/Bowling Green)
44-Marshall 10-2/#25/26/GMAC Bowl vs. East Carolina (Losses to Florida/Toledo)
45-Southern Mississippi 6-4/-/#39/Gallery Furniture Bowl vs. Iowa State (Losses to Louisville/Memphis State/Penn State/Alabama)
plays TCU
46-Utah 7-4/#38/33/Las Vegas Bowl vs. USC (Losses to Oregon/Colorado State/BYU/Air Force)
47-East Carolina 6-5/GMAC Bowl vs. Marshall(Losses to Wake Forest/Syracuse/North Carolina/Louisville/Southern Mississippi)
48-Oregon State 5-6/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Fresno State/UCLA/Washington State/USC/Arizona State/Oregon)-upset Washington
49-Southern California 6-5/#-/38/Las Vegas Bowl vs. Utah (Losses to Kansas State/Oregon/Stanford/Washington/Notre Dame)
50-Wake Forest 6-5/#41/-/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Maryland/Florida State/North Carolina State/Clemson)
51-Wisconsin 5-7/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Fresno State/Oregon/Michigan State/Indiana/Illinois/Michigan/Minnesota)
52-Virginia 5-7/Toilet Bowl
37-Penn State 5-6/#38/-/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Michigan/Miami-FL/Wisconsin/Iowa/Illinois/Virginia)
53-Louisiana Tech 7-4/-/#38/WAC Champs/Humanitarian Bowl vs. Clemson (Losses to Auburn/Fresno State/Oklahoma State/Kansas State)
54-Rice 8-4/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Nebraska/Louisiana Tech/Fresno State/SMU)
55-Colorado State 6-5/New Orleans Bowl vs. North Texas State (Losses to Colorado/BYU/Fresno State/Louisville/San Diego State)
56-Boise State 8-4/-/#36/Toilet Bowl (Losses to South Carolina/Washington State/Rice/Louisiana Tech)
58-Miami-Ohio 7-5/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Michigan/Iowa/Marshall/Hawaii)
59--Bowling Green 8-3/-/#41/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Western Michigan/Marshall/Miami-Ohio)
60-Northwestern 4-7/Toilet Bowl
61-Air Force 6-6/Toilet Bowl
62-Arizona 5-6/Toilet Bowl
63-Arizona State 4-7/Toilet Bowl
94--North Texas State 6-5/Sunbelt Co-Champs/New Orleans Bowl vs. Colorado State
64-Middle Tennessee State 8-3/Sunbelt Co-Champs/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Mississippi/LSU/North Texas State)
65-Cincinnati 7-4/Motor City Bowl vs. Toledo (Losses to Purdue/Miami-OH/Louisville/East Carolina)
66-Hawaii 8-3/-/#41/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Boise State/Rice/Nevada)
plays BYU on December 8th
67--New Mexico 6-5/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Texas Tech/Baylor/Utah/BYU/Colorado State)
68-Texas Christian 5-5/Toilet Bowl
plays Southern Mississippi on December 8th
69-Pittsburgh 6-5/Tangerine Bowl vs. North Carolina State (upset Virginia Tech)
70--Alabama-Birmingham 6-5/Toilet Bowl
71-Mississippi State 3-8/Toilet Bowl
72-Indiana 5-6/Toilet Bowl (upset Michigan State/Wisconsin/Purdue)
73-UNLV 4-7/Toilet Bowl
74--Temple 4-7/Toilet Bowl
75--West Virginia 3-8/Toilet Bowl
76-Minnesota 4-7/Toilet Bowl
77-Kansas 3-8/Toilet Bowl (upset Texas Tech)
78-Northern Illinois 6-5/Toilet Bowl
79-South Florida 8-3/Toilet Bowl (Losses to Northern Illinois/Utah/Memphis State)
80-Central Florida 6-5/Toilet Bowl
81-Western Michigan 5-6/Toilet Bowl
82-Memphis State 5-6/Toilet Bowl
83-Missouri 4-7/Toilet Bowl
84-Oklahoma State 4-7/Toilet Bowl (upset Louisiana Tech/Oklahoma)
85--New Mexico State 5-7/Toilet Bowl
86-Baylor 3-8/Toilet Bowl (upset New Mexico)
87-Vanderbilt 2-9/Toilet Bowl
88-Kentucky 2-9/Toilet Bowl
89-California 1-10/Toilet Bowl
90-Troy State 6-5/Toilet Bowl
91--San Diego State 3-8/Toilet Bowl
92--Kent State 6-5/Toilet Bowl
93--Ball State 5-6/Toilet Bowl (upset Toledo)
95-SMU 4-6/Toilet Bowl
96--Utah State 4-6/Toilet Bowl
97-Akron 4-7/Toilet Bowl
98--Rutgers 2-9/Toilet Bowl
99-Wyoming 2-9/Toilet Bowl (almost beat BYU)
100--Central Michigan 3-8/Toilet Bowl
100-Nevada 3-8/Toilet Bowl (upset Hawaii)
101-Texas-El Paso 2-9/Toilet Bowl
102-Army 3-8/Toilet Bowl
103-Tulane 3-9/Toilet Bowl
105-San Jose State 3-8/Toilet Bowl
106--Arkansas State 2-9/Toilet Bowl
107--Louisiana-Lafayette 3-8/Toilet Bowl
108--Louisiana-Monroe 2-9/Toilet Bowl
109-Tulsa 1-10/Toilet Bowl
110--Ohio University 1-10/Toilet Bowl
111-Connecticut 2-9/Toilet Bowl
112-Eastern Michigan 2-9/Toilet Bowl
113-Buffalo 2-7/Toilet Bowl
114-Houston 0-11/Toilet Bowl
115-Duke 0-11/Toilet Bowl
116-Navy 0-10/Toilet Bowl
117-Idaho 1-10/Toilet Bowl


Conference Rankings (teams in Top 25/50)
1-Southeastern-12 teams-(SEC)-6/9 (2 in Top 10-Tennessee/Florida; 2 in BCS) 9 bowl eligible teams (South Carolina/Auburn/Arkansas/Georgia/Mississippi/LSU/Alabama)
2-Big Twelve-12 teams-5/8 (4 in Top 10-Colorado/Texas/Nebraska/Oklahoma; 2 in BCS)
8 bowl eligible teams (Texas Tech/Texas A&M/Kansas State/Iowa State)
3-Pacific-10 teams (PAC-10)-5/7 (1 in Top 10-Oregon; 1 in BCS)
6 bowl eligible teams (Washington/Washington State/Stanford/USC/UCLA)
4-ACC-9 teams-2/7 (1 in Top 10; 1 in BCS-Maryland)
7 bowl eligible teams (Florida State/Georgia Tech/North Carolina/North Carolina State/Clemson/Wake Forest)
5-Big Ten-11 teams-2/6 (1 in Top 10-Illinois/1 in BCS)
6 bowl eligible teams (Michigan/Ohio State/Purdue/Iowa/Michigan State)
6-Big East-8 teams-4/4 (1 in Top 10-Miami-FL)
5 bowl eligible teams (Syracuse/Virginia Tech/Boston College/Pittsburgh)
7-Conference USA-10 teams-0/3 (0 in Top 10-Louisville/East Carolina/Southern Mississippi/Cincinnati/UAB)
5 bowl eligible teams
8-Mid-American-13 teams (MAC)-0/1 (Toledo/Marshall/Miami-OH/Bowling Green/Northern Illinois)
5 bowl eligible teams
9-Mountain West-8 teams-1/2 (BYU/Utah/Colorado State)
3 bowl eligible teams
10-Western Athletic-10 teams (WAC)-0/1 (Fresno State/Louisiana Tech/Boise State)
3 bowl eligible teams

11-Sun Belt-7 teams-0/0 (North Texas State/Middle Tennessee State)
2 bowl eligible teams
12-Independents-5 teams-0/1 (South Florida/Central Florida/Notre Dame)