Louisiana State's impressive victory over Virginia Tech has moved the Tigers to the top of the Bowl Championship Series standings, according to the BCS Guru. USC dropped to No. 2, with Oklahoma moving from No. 6 to No. 3. Texas is No. 4 and Florida, which was No. 2 last week, slipped to No. 5.
As we told you last week, the Guru is a man ahead of the curve. Even though some components used to put together the official BCS standings, which will be released Oct. 14, are currently missing, the Guru has made the necessary alterations to produce the rankings. One involves the use of the AP poll in place of the Harris Interactive Poll, which will be released on Sept. 23. A sidenote: Here is a link (pdf) to the 114 voters in the 2007 Harris poll.