Alabama, Oregon, Florida State see national championship odds improve again

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The three teams at the top of the BCS standings also have the best odds of winning the national title.

The initial BCS standings were released on Sunday, and the national championship odds have been updated accordingly. Alabama, Florida State and Oregon are the top three teams in the standings, and they all saw their national title odds improve.

Alabama is an 8/5 favorite to bring him the title, up from 7/4 last week. Oregon's odds improved from 11/5 to 7/4, and Florida State was the big mover, going from 12/1 to 3/1.

As for the Heisman Trophy, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota remains the frontrunner at 10/11, but Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston closed the gap significantly after a strong performance against Clemson, going from 11/2 to 11/10. The next best Heisman odds belong to A.J. McCarron at 10/1.

The complete list of national title and Heisman odds, courtesy of Bovada:

Odds to win the 2013-2014 BCS National Championship

Alabama                        8/5

Oregon                         7/4

Florida State                          3/1

Ohio State                         15/2

Baylor                         10/1

Miami                          20/1

Missouri                       33/1

Stanford                       40/1

Clemson                        Off the Board

LSU                            Off the Board

Louisville                    Off the Board

Texas A&M                            Off the Board

UCLA                           Off the Board

South Carolina                       Off the Board

Odds to win the 2013-2014 Heisman Trophy

Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon)                  10/11

Jameis Winston (QB Florida State)         11/10

A.J. McCarron (QB Alabama)                 10/1

Johnny Manziel (QB Texas A&M)           12/1

Bryce Petty (QB Baylor)                        20/1

Tajh Boyd (QB Clemson)                       Off the Board

Teddy Bridgewater (QB Louisville)          Off the Board

Brett Hundley (QB UCLA)                       Off the Board

Lache Seastrunk (RB Baylor)                  Off the Board

T.J. Yeldon (RB Alabama)                      Off the Board

Duke Johnson (RB Miami)                     Off the Board

Sammy Watkins (WR Clemson)             Off the Board

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