Horned Frogs gain ground in BCS rankings

November, 7, 2010
11/07/10
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TCU was No. 3 in the BCS heading into the weekend, but part of the higher BCS ranking came from the computers. Now, TCU is moving up in the human polls, too.

A 47-7 whipping of Utah, BCS No. 5, on the road got the attention of the voters. TCU is No. 3 in the AP and USA Today polls. They also moved up to No. 3 in the Harris poll, which is part of the formula used to determine the BCS standings. TCU is behind Oregon and Auburn, jumping ahead of Boise State. The Broncos still got 9 first-place votes in the Harris poll (TCU has 5), but the Horned Frogs moved up on overall points.

TCU remained No. 3 in the latest BCS standings released Sunday night. But, the Frogs narrowed the points gap on No. 1 Oregon and No. 2 Auburn, while stretching their lead on No. 4 Boise State.
Richard Durrett joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He writes about colleges, the Dallas Stars and the Texas Rangers. Richard spent nine years at The Dallas Morning News covering the Rangers, Stars, colleges, motorsports and high schools.

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