After the final week of the regular college football season we learned:
- Georgia is about as good as Alabama, but lost by single digits to the Crimson Tide by single digits in SEC Championship. Thus, Alabama wins the SEC.
- Kansas State is the Big 12 Champion.
- Wisconsin is the Big Ten Champion after upsetting Nebraska.
- Florida State is the ACC Champion after defeating Georgia Tech.
- Northern Illinois is in the Orange Bowl and will play Florida State.
- Stanford is the Pac-12 Champion after defeating UCLA for the second week in a row, this time in the Pac-12 Championship.
- Louisville won the Big East Championship by defeating Rutgers.
BCS Bowl Games
- National Championship: #1 Notre Dame vs. #2 Alabama
- Sugar Bowl: #3 Florida vs. #21 Louisville
- Fiesta Bowl: #4 Oregon vs. #5 Kansas State
- Rose Bowl: #6 Stanford vs. Wisconsin
- Orange Bowl: #12 Florida State vs. #15 Northern Illinois
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