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Samuel Chi

College Football Contributor

Samuel Chi is a college football analyst and proprietor of BCSGuru.com. He is also a senior editor at RealClearPolitics and managing editor of RealClearSports. Sam previously covered the NFL and college football for the San Francisco Chronicle, Contra Costa Times and Pasadena Star-News. His work has appeared in ESPN.com, Sports Illustrated, Philadelphia Daily News, Denver Post, among numerous print publications.

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BCS projection: 2012's first Top 25

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The first official BCS rankings of 2012 come out Sunday night at 8:30 p.m. ET. In this week's Top 25 projection, Notre Dame maps its course to the national championship.

The teams that control their BCS destinies

One week away from the release of 2012's first BCS standings, the top 10 gets a major shakeup as the Harris Poll makes its debut.

BCS impact: Somebody in the SEC is gonna lose

LSU, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida: which two of you are going to take a tumble in the BCS standings this week?

Simulated BCS: Big 12, nation's best conference?

With four teams in the top 13 of Week 5's simulated BCS standings, led by Kansas State at No. 8, the left-for-dead Big 12 has emerged as perhaps the best conference in college football's young 2012...

The Mountaineers are here: BCS games of the week

West Virginia's finally fought its way to the highest level of college football, making its Big 12 debut against Baylor in Morgantown. Elsewhere, the SEC, Big 12, Big Ten and Pac-12 have biggish...

BCS Standings Simulation, Week 5: Notre Dame Hype Won't Be With Us Long

We know what the BCS rankings would look like right now if they'd officially been made public yet. This week, the Notre Dame hype train keeps on clanging as Florida State crashes the top three.

BCS Impact, Week 4: Can Michigan Shut Down The Notre Dame Hype Machine?

Clemson and Florida State might play in the weekend's game with the highest Top 25 rankings at the moment, but we might look back on Michigan-Notre Dame as the biggest game of the week after all.

Simulated BCS Standings, Week 4: Ready For Another Alabama-LSU Rematch?

USC's loss to Stanford means both LSU and Alabama are in position to weather a loss and still make the national title game, even if that loss does come in their Nov. 3 meeting.

BCS Impact Games, Week 3: USC-Stanford Showdown Has Millions At Stake

USC's trip to Stanford could have a major impact on the college football Top 25 and alter the national title race. But, with TV in play, it could be even bigger than that.

College Football Rankings: Simulated BCS Standings Show USC Shouldn't Panic

Does USC have a rankings problem? Here are the simulated BCS standings for Week 3, based on what we know the computers and polls are thinking. Official BCS standings won't be released until October.

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