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BCS Rankings, Week 9: No. 1 LSU, No. 2 Alabama Highlight Six SEC Teams In Standings

The LSU Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide remained the top two teams in the latest iteration of the BCS Standings, used to determine who will meet in the BCS National Championship Game in January 2012. LSU and Alabama will meet in two weeks in Tuscaloosa, in what may amount to a de facto national championship game

The SEC placed six teams in total in this week's standings. In addition to the Tigers and Crimson Tide, Arkansas is No. 10, South Carolina No. 13, Georgia No. 22 and Auburn No. 24.

The highest ACC team ranked this week is Clemson and their arena football-esque offense, jumping two spots from last week and checking in at No. 5.

Here are the complete Week 9 BCS Standings:

2 Alabama
3 Oklahoma State
4 Boise State
5 Clemson
6 Stanford
7 Oregon
8 Kansas State
9 Oklahoma
10 Arkansas
11 Michigan State
12 Virginia Tech
13 South Carolina
14 Nebraska
15 Wisconsin
16 Texas A&M
17 Houston
18 Michigan
19 Penn State
20 Texas Tech
21 Arizona State
22 Georgia
23 Auburn
24 Texas
25 West Virginia

For more on the Week 9 college football rankings, check out SB Nation's comprehensive StoryStream.

Photographs by, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.