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Stanford In Line For BCS Bowl In Latest Standings

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Andrew Luck #12 of the Stanford Cardinal celebrates after the Cardinal scored a touchdown against the California Golden Bears. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Andrew Luck #12 of the Stanford Cardinal celebrates after the Cardinal scored a touchdown against the California Golden Bears. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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STANFORD (CBS Sports) – Stanford in the latest Bowl Championship Series standings.

The Cardinal are in a strong position, having moved up to fourth with a comfortable lead over fifth-place Wisconsin. With the top four teams assured bids into the BCS, and Stanford, Wisconsin and Ohio State done for the regular season, the Cardinal look to be in good shape for an at-large bid.

“It doesn’t really matter what I think,” receiver Doug Baldwin said. “The BCS, they have to decide that for themselves.”

Auburn and Oregon also switched places at the top of the standings, with the Tigers slipping into first place — but that hardly matters.

Both are still on track to play for the national championship on Jan. 10 in Glendale, Ariz. Auburn needs to beat South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference championship game on Saturday to lock up its spot. Oregon needs a victory at Oregon State.

Stanford will find out its bowl destination after the final BCS standings come out next weekend.

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