UPDATED: Alabama leading projections for BCS title game spot

Update 5:15: p.m.: Jerry Palm of CBSsports.com is reporting its a done deal and Alabama is headed to the national title game.

Click here for his posting that cites unnamed sources. So take it with a grain of salt, but there haven’t been any strong indications all afternoon that Oklahoma State had an edge.

Nothing is official until the pairings are announced some time after 7:15 p.m. CT on ESPN.


Original post: The official announcement won’t come until 7:15 p.m., but a few influential voices are making noise about who will get the second spot in the Jan. 9 BCS National Championship.

Click here for ESPN’s Brad Edwards projection that puts Alabama in the game over Oklahoma State.

Then click here for Jerry Palm’s projected final standings on CBSsports.com. It’s also favorable for Alabama.

The Associated Press said it’s too close to call, but said it looks positive for the Crimson Tide.

The final and official results still wait on a few of the computers and the all-important Harris Interactive poll. Several reports indicate that won’t be released until the final standings are announced on ESPN at 7:15 CT.

Stay tuned in case anything changes.

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