UCF last played in the Bowl Championship Series in its flagship season featuring head coach George O’Leary, QB Blake Bortles, and their 2013 Fiesta Bowl victory against the Baylor Bears.
Now we have the College Football Playoff.
But what would those old BCS computers have No. 18 UCF (6-0, 4-0 AAC) at in the rankings?
Alabama is currently 8-0 and has been at No. 1 nearly every week since the start of the season. The Knights have been on their way up each week, running over each of their opponents. Not only would Alabama trail behind Georgia, at No. 1, but also – wait for it – UCF, who comes in at No. 2 in the Dr. Peter Wolfe ratings.
— UCF Knight News (@UCFKnightNews) October 23, 2017
“Wolfe’s ratings were part of the formula for the computer rankings that factored into the BCS ratings, which, of course, determined the top two teams in the country that played for the national championship every year,” SB Nation reported.
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