Mizzou is 11th, Arkansas 23rd in initial BCS Standings

Oklahoma and Oregon are in the top spots of the first BCS

standings of the season, leaving Boise State chasing a spot in the

national championship game.

The Sooners took first place by grading out No. 1 in the

computer ratings. Oklahoma, coming off a 52-0 victory against Iowa

State, is No. 3 in the USA Today coaches' poll and No. 4 in the

Harris Poll.

Oregon is No. 1 in all the polls, including the AP Top 25 which

is not used in the BCS calculations, but eighth in the computer


Boise State is No. 2 in the polls and seventh according to the

computers, but the math leaves the Broncos third in the BCS


The top two teams in the final standings on Dec. 5 play for the

BCS national championship in January in Glendale, Ariz.