2022 college football: BCS simulated top 25 rankings ahead of Week 9

No. 3 Tennessee (7-0, 3-0 SEC) will host No. 17 Kentucky (5-2, 2-2 SEC) Saturday in Week 9.

Kickoff between the Vols and Wildcats is slated for 7 p.m. EDT.

ESPN will televise the SEC East matchup.

Ahead of Week 9, BCS Know How released Bowl Championship Series simulated rankings.

The BCS formula was used in the Football Bowl Subdivision from 1998-2013 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 standings ahead of Week 9.

1. Georgia 2. Ohio State 3. Tennessee 4. Michigan

5. Clemson 6. Alabama 7. TCU 8. Oregon

9. Oklahoma State 10. USC 11. Wake Forest

12. Ole Miss 13. Penn State 14. Utah

15. UCLA 16. Syracuse 17. LSU

18. Illinois 19. Cincinnati 20. Kentucky

21. Kansas State 22. North Carolina State

23. Tulane 24. North Carolina

25. Texas

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