Don't count on 'Bama-Florida championship matchup

October 14 Guest Column

Updated: October 15, 2012, 12:32 PM ET
By Steve Wieberg | Bowl Championship Series -- October 14, 2012

Only twice in the Bowl Championship Series' 14-year history have both the Nos. 1 and 2 teams in its initial rankings wound up meeting for the national title.

Won't happen this year, either. At least, not likely.

Positioned behind Alabama in the standings released Sunday is Southeastern Conference rival Florida, the Gators' trumping No. 3 Oregon by a scant .0099 of a point on the strength of a more taxing schedule and higher computer ratings almost across the board. Behind them in order: ...

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