2022 college football: BCS simulated top 25 rankings ahead of Week 13

No. 11 Tennessee (9-2, 5-2 SEC) will play at Vanderbilt (5-6, 2-5 SEC) Saturday in Week 13.

Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. EST at FirstBank Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Rankings reflect the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll. The Vols are No. 10 in the College Football Playoff top 25.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule features home games against Ball State (W, 59-10), Akron (W, 63-6),

Florida (W, 38-33), Alabama (W, 52-49), UT Martin (W, 65-24), Kentucky (W, 44-6) and Missouri (W, 66-24).

The Vols’ 2022 schedule features road contests at Pittsburgh (W, 34-27 OT) in the second edition of the Johnny Majors Classic,

LSU (W, 40-13), Georgia (L, 27-13), South Carolina (L, 63-38) and Vanderbilt.

Ahead of Week 13, BCS Know How released Bowl Championship Series simulated rankings.

The BCS formula was used in the Football Bowl Subdivision from 1998 to 2013 to determine the top two teams to play in a national championship game.

Tennessee defeated Florida State, 23-16, in the inaugural BCS national championship game on Jan. 4, 1999, in the Fiesta Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.

Next are BCS Know How’s simulated top 25 BCS rankings ahead of Week 13.

1. Georgia 2. Ohio State 3. Michigan

4. TCU 5. USC 6. LSU

7. Alabama 8. Clemson 9. Tennessee

10. Penn State 11. Oregon 12. Kansas State

13. Washington 14. Utah 15. Notre Dame

16. Florida State 17. Ole Miss

18. UCLA 19. North Carolina 20. Texas

21. Tulane

22. Oregon State

23. Cincinnati

24. Coastal Carolina

25. Troy

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