The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame
is responsible for the weekly tabulation and release of
the Bowl Championship Series Standings.EXPLANATION:
Team percentages are derived by dividing a team's actual
voting points by a maximum 2850 possible points in the Harris Interactive Poll and 1550 possible points in the USA Today Coaches
Six computer rankings calculated in inverse points order (25 for #1, 24 for #2, etc.) are used to determine the overall
computer component. The best and worst ranking for each team is dropped, and the remaining four are added and divided by 100
(the maximum possible points) to produce a Computer Rankings Percentage. The six computer ranking providers are Anderson &
Hester, Richard Billingsley, Colley Matrix, Kenneth Massey, Jeff Sagarin, and Peter Wolfe. Each computer ranking accounts
for schedule strength in its formula.
The BCS Average is calculated by averaging the percent totals of the Harris Interactive, USA Today Coaches and Computer
On January 4, 2006 the Rose Bowl will host the BCS National Championship Game and determine which team will be presented
The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame's MacArthur Trophy, awarded to college football's National Champion
since 1959, as well as the ADT National Championship Trophy on behalf of the American Football Coaches Association.