At least some Trojans fans are going apocalyptic over their team's poll positions after seeing USC drop to No. 3 in the coaches poll despite winning against Syracuse. A week ago, USC fell from No. 1 to No. 2 in the AP poll after drubbing Hawaii by 39.
Here's a piece of advice: Don't worry. Winning cures everything.
The Trojans dropped to No. 4 in this week's simulated BCS Standings, behind the two SEC powers that met for the national championship last season - Alabama and LSU - and also Pac-12 rival Oregon.
USC's lackluster computer ratings have more to do with their current position than the eroding support in the polls as Alabama and LSU are 1-2 in most computers whereas USC is as low as 30th in the Colley Matrix.
But all this will change as the season goes on - as long as the Trojans keep winning. There is no chance that a 13-0 USC team would be kept out of the BCS national championship game.
First, a little history lesson. In the 12 years of the BCS, only one non-Big East BCS conference champion with an unbeaten record was kept out of the title game: Auburn in 2004. That year, both USC and Oklahoma went undefeated and met in the Orange Bowl,
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