Following a 5-1 start to the 2010 campaign, Kansas State checked in at No. 22 in the season's first Bowl Championship Series standings released Sunday by the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame.
The BCS ratings are calculated by averaging the percentage totals of the Harris Interactive Poll, USA Today Coaches Poll and computer rankings.
K-State, which has collected non-conference wins over UCLA and UCF to go along with its 2-1 Big 12 record, checked in at No. 27 in this week's USA Today and AP polls, ranked 25th in the Harris Poll, and was ranked 19th according to the computer ratings.