Mountaineers No. 13 in first BCS rankings
West Virginia is 13th in the season's first Bowl Championship Series rankings released Sunday. Alabama and Florida are at the top of the BCS list, making another all-SEC top two, with Oregon and Kansas State close behind the Gators.
Following Saturday's 49-14 drubbing at the hands of Texas Tech, the Mountaineers fell from No. 5 to No. 17 in The Associated Press Top 25 and from No. 4 to No. 15 in the USA Today coaches poll.
The Red Raiders entered the rankings following their impressive display, debuting at No. 18 in the AP and No. 20 in the coaches poll.
No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Oregon hold the top two spots for a fourth straight week in the AP poll, with Florida moving up one to No. 3. Kansas State and Notre Dame rounded out the top five.