The 2008 post season bowl games began with Navy taking on Wake Forest, and concluded with the BCS Championship Game (Oklahoma vs Florida). The Overtake and Feedback ranking system (OAF), and the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) rating systems' final positions are listed below for the 68 teams competing in this year's 34 bowl games. (http://www.masseyratings.com/cf/compare.htm lists the final rankings computed after the regular season ended for all 120 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
Oklahoma
Florida
12-1
12-1
1
2
1
4
1
2
1
3
1
3
1
2
1
4
2/1
1/2
Ball State
Tulsa
12-1
10-3
53
64
25
51
22
44
17
44
22
55
36
53
23
55
23/22
33/NR
Ohio State
Texas
10-2
11-1
9
4
10
3
9
4
10
2
9
2
10
3
11
2
10
3
Connecticut
Buffalo
7-5
8-5
47
80
41
58
45
82
46
52
47
50
40
52
44
43
NR
NR/34T
Utah
Alabama
12-0
12-1
6
5
2
6
7
5
4
5
10
8
8
7
5
7
7
4/4T
East Carolina
Kentucky
9-4
6-6
61
54
45
59
43
66
35
64
46
71
49
62
35
68
29T/29
NR
Mississippi
Texas Tech
8-4
11-1
10
3
29
5
21
6
3
6
23
4
23
4
33
3
20/24
8
Cincinnati
Virginia Tech
11-2
9-4
36
16
12
20
16
25
11
19
15
25
28
15
12
16
12
21/19
Penn State
USC
11-1
11-1
11
7
8
9
10
3
9
7
6
5
6
5
9
8
6
5/4T
Nebraska
Clemson
8-4
7-5
23
18
23
37
27
37
26
38
17
32
29
19
27
37
32/33
NR
Michigan State
Georgia
9-3
9-3
30
14
15
13
20
15
15
13
18
16
30
16
19
17
19/18
16/17
Iowa
South Carolina
8-4
7-5
38
29
31
38
31
41
32
42
26
39
24
35
36
46
26/27
NR
LSU
Georgia Tech
7-5
9-3
41
12
46
16
34
14
50
16
49
21
42
17
52
15
NR
14/15
Minnesota
Kansas
7-5
7-5
79
34
52
34
53
32
54
39
58
30
63
34
58
34
NR
NR/31
Boston College
Vanderbilt
9-4
6-6
21
48
22
50
30
61
21
55
27
57
22
51
24
54
27/26
NR
Pittsburgh
Oregon State
9-3
8-4
37
13
14
30
23
18
12
28
20
19
26
21
18
26
18/21
24/25
Air Force
Houston
8-4
7-5
39
67
35
68
36
79
40
62
48
61
47
60
39
61
NR
NR
Oklahoma State
Oregon
9-3
9-3
22
17
17
27
13
17
18
22
11
14
12
18
13
20
13/14
15/13
Western Michigan
Rice
9-3
9-3
66
60
42
48
35
59
34
36
43
44
54
58
30
42
NR
31/34T
Maryland
Nevada
7-5
7-5
28
70
39
56
33
64
43
53
45
54
45
59
40
51
NR
NR
Northwestern
Missouri
9-3
9-4
49
27
26
19
26
19
27
23
33
13
37
13
28
21
22/20
25/23
Rutgers
North Carolina State
7-5
6-6
35
24
43
44
58
46
45
51
37
41
38
44
45
47
34/36
NR
Northern Illinois
Louisiana Tech
6-6
7-5
84
73
85
69
101
68
78
65
77
78
75
86
77
66
NR
NR
Miami (Florida)
California
7-5
8-4
25
31
33
36
49
24
37
29
36
28
31
27
29
32
NR
30
Wisconsin
Florida State
7-5
8-4
68
19
47
21
40
28
48
24
42
24
48
14
50
22
NR
28
West Virginia
North Carolina
8-4
8-4
40
26
32
24
29
39
30
25
34
31
33
20
31
25
29T/NR
NR/32
Florida Atlantic
Central Michigan
6-6
8-4
103
81
86
53
92
70
81
49
84
59
98
70
82
49
NR
NR
Notre Dame
Hawaii
6-6
7-6
50
76
57
63
69
65
60
59
60
70
55
76
62
59
NR
NR
TCU
Boise State
10-2
12-0
8
15
11
7
12
8
14
8
12
7
9
11
10
6
11
9
Troy
Southern Mississippi
8-4
6-6
91
89
64
84
57
87
56
73
56
73
64
73
56
76
NR
NR
BYU
Arizona
10-2
7-5
20
43
18
65
11
38
20
61
29
40
25
41
14
64
17/16
NR
Memphis
South Florida
6-6
7-5
93
45
93
49
95
42
86
47
92
51
89
46
95
48
NR
NR
Fresno State
Colorado State
7-5
6-6
75
63
61
54
77
81
57
63
65
74
77
78
57
60
NR
NR
Wake Forest
Navy
7-5
8-4
32
42
28
40
52
48
33
41
35
38
32
39
38
41
NR
NR

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