'NCAA 13' Rankings: Top 25 Better Than Team Ratings

There's a fine line between rankings and ratings, and "NCAA Football 13" does better at the former. While many of the team ratings -- which show how well the teams will perform in the game -- are confusing, the top 25 rankings are more reasonable. The game's top-25 still won't line up with real-life polls, which are almost certain to have either LSU or USC at No. 1 (as BlogPoll's done already).

Notre Dame and Texas, which have really, really high ratings in the game, show up in the 20s in the actual rankings. This could mean that a lot of simulated seasons will see the two shoot up the ranks. In general, though, this offers a better stab at the nation's best teams than the ratings list does.

Via Pasta Padre:

  1. Alabama
  2. USC
  3. LSU
  4. Oregon
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Georgia
  7. Arkansas
  8. Florida State
  9. Michigan
  10. West Virginia
  11. South Carolina
  12. Michigan State
  13. Kansas State
  14. Clemson
  15. Virginia Tech
  16. Wisconsin
  17. TCU
  18. Ohio State
  19. Nebraska
  20. Stanford
  21. Boise State
  22. Texas
  23. Oklahoma State
  24. Notre Dame
  25. Florida

While we’re here, let’s watch some college football videos from SB Nation’s new YouTube channel together:

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