Northern Illinois beat Kent State, which was No. 17 in the BCS standings, on Friday. Also, UCLA, which had been No. 16 in the standings, lost to Stanford in the Pac-12 title game.
The last piece of the puzzle was Nebraska, which had been No. 12 in the BCS standings, getting demolished by Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game Saturday.
Nebraska finished 16th in the BCS standings. UCLA was No. 17.
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