Did you know that Florida was the only school in the AP or USA Today top 10 that played as many 11-win opponents as BYU?Both the Cougars and the Gators played four 11-win opponents in 2012.
BYU--Notre Dame, Boise State, Utah State, San Jose State
Florida--Florida State, Louisville, Georgia, South Carolina
Florida needed to play Louisville (10 regular season wins) in its bowl game to reach the four 11-win opponent mark.
Four of the 11 teams that comprised the top 10 in the two major polls played three 11-win opponents:
Georgia--Alabama, South Carolina, Florida
Stanford--Oregon, Notre Dame, San Jose State
South Carolina--Georgia, Florida, Clemson
Florida State--Florida, Clemson, Northern Illinois
Five other schools played just two 11-win teams:
Alabama--Notre Dame, Georgia
Oregon--Stanford, Kansas State
Notre Dame--Stanford, Alabama
Texas A&M--Florida, Alabama
Clemson (USA Today only)--Florida State, South Carolina
The only top 10 team remaining is Ohio State (AP only). None of the Buckeyes' opponents won 11 games.
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