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Longhorns pass Trojans -- for now

Texas might have jumped USC in the latest BCS Standings, but the flip doesn't really mean much, writes Brad Edwards.

Updated: October 24, 2005, 7:20 PM ET
By Brad Edwards | Special to ESPN.com

Texas replacing USC at the top of the BCS Standings sounds like big news, but it really isn't. As far as the national title race is concerned, nothing has changed. The same two teams remain at the top of the standings.

What is more important is the huge gap between No. 2 and No. 3 in the standings. Those are the positions that really matter. Who cares whether Texas or USC is ranked No. 1? If they both run the table, the Horns and Trojans will meet in the Rose Bowl and decide it on the ...

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