The 2005 post season bowl games began with Arkansas State .vs. Southern Mississippi, and concluded with the Rose Bowl (Texas .vs. USC). The Overtake and Feedback ranking system (OAF), and the seven BCS (Bowl Championship Series) rating systems' final positions are listed below for the 56 teams competing in this year's 28 bowl games. (http://www.masseyratings.com/cf/compare.htm lists the final rankings computed after the regular season ended for all 117 division I-A colleges.) The final pre-bowl rankings produced from the rating systems created by Jeff Anderson and Chris Hester (A&H), Richard Billingsley, Wes Colley, Kenneth Massey, Jeff Sagarin, Peter Wolfe, and the Associate Press (AP) / USA Today's coaches' poll position is shown below. (The systems that include margin of victory by Massey, and by Sagarin, were selected from those that are listed on the comparison web page given above since I believe both of their systems that include margin of victory are purported to be more effective, and margin of victory is excluded in the BCS versions of their systems.)

Bowl Game Records OAF A&H RB Colley Massey Sag. Wolfe Polls
Texas
USC
12-0
12-0
Texas USC  USC Texas Texas Texas Texas USC
Penn State
Florida State
10-1
8-4
Penn St Penn St Penn St Penn St Penn St Penn St Penn St Penn St
West Virginia
Georgia
10-1
10-2
Geo Geo Geo WV WV WV WV Geo
Ohio State
Notre Dame
9-2
9-2
Ohio St Ohio St Ohio St Ohio St Ohio St Ohio St Ohio St Ohio St
Wisconsin
Auburn
9-3
9-2
Wisc Aub Aub Aub Aub Aub Aub Aub
Louisville
Virginia Tech
9-2
9-2
VT VT VT VT VT VT VT VT
Iowa
Florida
7-4
8-3
Iowa Flo Iowa Flo Iowa Iowa Flo Flo
Alabama
Texas Tech
9-2
9-2
Tex T Tex T Ala Tex T Ala Tex T Tex T Ala
Iowa State
TCU
7-4
10-1
Iowa St TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU TCU
Fresno State
Tulsa
8-4
8-4
Fresno Tulsa Fresno Tulsa Fresno Fresno Fresno Fresno
South Florida
N.C. State
6-5
6-5
NC St NC St NC St NC St S Flo S Flo NC St Not Rated
Miami (F)
LSU
9-2
10-2
Miami Miami LSU Miami Miami Miami Miami Miami
South Carolina
Missouri
7-4
6-5
S Caro S Caro S Caro S Caro S Caro S Caro S Caro S Caro
Northwestern
UCLA
7-4
9-2
North UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA
Minnesota
Virginia
7-4
6-5
Minn Minn Minn Minn Minn Minn Minn Minn
Oklahoma
Oregon
7-4
10-1
Oregon Oregon Oregon Oregon Oregon Oregon Oregon Oregon
Georgia Tech
Utah
7-4
6-5
GT GT GT GT GT GT GT GT
Michigan
Nebraska
7-4
7-4
Mich Mich Mich Mich Mich Mich Mich Mich
Boston Coll.
Boise State
8-3
9-3
BC BC BC BC BC BC BC BC
Rutgers
Arizona State
7-4
6-5
ASU ASU ASU ASU ASU ASU ASU Rut
Colorado
Clemson
7-5
7-4
Clem Col Clem Col Clem Clem Clem Clem
Memphis
Akron
6-5
7-5
Mem Mem Akron Akron Akron Mem Akron Not Rated
Central Florida
Nevada
8-4
8-3
Nevada C Flo Nevada C Flo C Flo C Flo C Flo Nevada
Kansas
Houston
6-5
6-5
Kansas Kansas Kansas Kansas Kansas Kansas  Kansas Not Rated
Navy
Colorado St.
7-4
6-5
Navy Col St Navy Col St Col St Col St Col St Navy
California
BYU
7-4
6-5
Cal Cal Cal Cal Cal Cal Cal Cal
UTEP
Toledo
8-3
8-3
UTEP UTEP Toledo Toledo Toledo Toledo Toledo Tie/Split!
Arkansas St.
Southern Miss.
6-5
6-5
S Miss S Miss S Miss S Miss S Miss S Miss S Miss Not Rated

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