Irish, Bama 1-2 in BCS standings

Updated: November 20, 2012, 9:22 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

After a day of upsets, Notre Dame is No. 1 in the land and the SEC has regained its superiority near the top of the BCS standings.

The Fighting Irish moved up from No. 3 to the No. 1 spot because it is now the last eligible undefeated team in the country. Notre Dame is the third new No. 1 team in the past three weeks.

"Now we don't have to answer questions about style points or politics," Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said. "Now we have a chance to play for the national championship ...

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