Georgia moves up to 3rd in Week 13 BCS Standings

Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia is now no. 3 in the BCS Standings. Dale Zanine-US PRESSWIRE

The Georgia Bulldogs have moved up to 3rd in the Week 13 BCS Standings that were released this evening. Notre Dame is first followed by Alabama at no. 2.

Georgia moved up two places from no. 5 after top-ranked Kansas State was hammered by Baylor and no. 2 Oregon was upset in overtime by Stanford.

The Dawgs being ranked third is huge because it means they now control their own destiny to the BCS National Championship Game. First, Georgia must beat in-state rival Georgia Tech this Saturday (Noon, ESPN).

Then, UGA must win the SEC Championship Game on Dec. 1 (4 p.m., CBS). Their likely opponent will be the 2nd-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, provided they beat Auburn this weekend.

If Georgia beats Georgia Tech and Alabama, and Notre Dame beats USC this weekend, the Bulldogs would face the Irish in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game.

If Georgia loses in the SEC title game, their likely destination would be either the Capital One Bowl, Outback Bowl, or Chick-fil-A Bowl.

Listed below are the current 2012 BCS rankings (complete info):

1. Notre Dame .9973
2. Alabama .9333
3. Georgia .8763
4. Florida .8434
5. Oregon .8318
6. Kansas State .7692
7. LSU .7308
8. Stanford .7077
9. Texas A&M .6526
10. Florida State .6363
11. Clemson .6056
12. South Carolina .5871
13. Oklahoma .5677
14. Nebraska .4790
15. Oregon State .4499
16. Texas .4235
17. UCLA .3826
18. Rutgers .2432
19. Michigan .2253
20. Louisville .2165
21. Oklahoma State .2042
22. Boise State .1043
23. Kent State .0955
24. Arizona .0836
25. Washington .0643

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