ESPN has ranked the Top 25 games in the 2012 season and fans will once again decide the order of the Top 5. ESPNU will air an 11-day marathon of games within the list starting with No. 25 on Wednesday, July 17, Nebraska vs. Northwestern. The order of the Top 5 games will be decided by fans through a SportsNation poll on ESPN.com.
An ESPN stats & info team, led by ESPN college football research analyst Brad Edwards, determined No.25-6 to be as follows:
The Top 5 games of 2012 were narrowed down to:
- Texas A&M vs. Alabama (game highlight)
- Outback Bowl: South Carolina vs. Michigan (game highlight)
- Alabama vs. LSU
- Stanford vs. Oregon (game highlight)
- Alabama vs. Georgia: SEC Championship
Fans are invited to rank the games here, and compare their order to other voters. ESPNU will air America’s choice rankings of No. 5 & 4 on Saturday, July 27 and No. 1-3 on Sunday, July 28. So, make your way to ESPN.com and vote for our Outback Bowl win. This is a great chance for the program to continue to garner positive national exposure for one of the more exciting bowl games in recent history. It's also a great chance for Jadeveon Clowney to continue to garner Heisman hype based on his memorable tackle of Michigan's Vincent Smith.