Florida State, Auburn in title game

Florida State (13-0) has won each of its games by at least 14 points. The Seminoles are No. 1 in both the USA Today and Harris polls as well as the average computer ratings.

"We're not champs yet," Fisher yelled to his team after it crushed Duke in the ACC Championship Game on Saturday night.

Florida State will play for the national title for the first time since the 2000 season, and quarterback Jameis Winston will likely have to stop in New York to pick up the Heisman Trophy before heading to Southern California. The Seminoles will be looking for their first BCS title since 1999.

Auburn has gone from worst in the SEC to first and is a victory away from its second national title in four seasons.

In 2010, it was Gus Malzahn as offensive coordinator for coach Gene Chizik, directing an offense led by junior college transfer quarterback Cam Newton.

Now Malzahn is in his first season as head coach, and junior college transfer quarterback Nick Marshall is directing a seemingly unstoppable running game that gained 545 yards against Missouri in Atlanta.

Auburn beat Georgia with the "Prayer at Jordan-Hare" and Alabama with the "Kick Six." On Saturday, maybe that Auburn magic was passed on to Michigan State.

Auburn will be playing for the SEC's eighth straight national championship, but don't expect the streak to affect Florida State.

"It's not the SEC conference vs. the ACC conference," Florida State cornerback Lamarcus Joyner said. "It's Florida State vs. Auburn."

No. 20 Fresno State and No. 23 Northern Illinois are the only two teams from outside the five automatic-qualifying conferences to remain in the final BCS standings. Both schools suffered their only losses late in the season -- Fresno State in its final regular-season game and Northern Illinois in the MAC championship game.

No. 25 USC moved back into the standings while Texas fell out after losing to Baylor.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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