1:23 pm November 18, 2012, by Mike Luck
Georgia is third in the new Bowl Championship Series standings, which were released Sunday night.
Notre Dame is No. 1 and Alabama is No. 2. All three teams moved up after Oregon and Kansas State were upset Saturday night. Florida is fourth in the BCS.
The top two teams in the BCS standings at the end of the season will play for the national championship on Jan. 7 in Miami.
If Georgia beats Georgia Tech and Alabama beats Auburn Saturday, the Bulldogs and Crimson Tide will play for the SEC championship, with the winner advancing to play for the national title.
Notre Dame, Alabama and Georgia also held the top three spots in Sunday’s Associated Press poll.
In other college news Sunday, Tennessee fired coach Derek Dooley. Dooley, 44, had a 15-21 record that included an 0-15 mark against Top 25 teams.
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