Tigers ranked 5th in BCS

Off to a 7-0 start, the Missouri Tigers are now ranked among the nation's elite.

Missouri debuted at No. 5 in the first BCS rankings of 2013. The Tigers beat Florida 36-17 on Saturday, marking the first time they've beaten ranked opponents in back-to-back weeks since 1973.

Alabama (7-0) holds the top spot in the BCS, followed by Florida State (6-0), Oregon (7-0) and Ohio State (7-0).

Three other SEC teams cracked the top 25 of the BCS. Auburn (6-1) is 11th, LSU (6-2) is 13th, Texas A&M (5-2) is 16th and South Carolina (5-2) is 21st.

The Tigers (7-0, 3-0 SEC) will host South Carolina at 6:00 pm on Saturday.