Jeff Dooley uses the 'Eliminator' model -- basically, determining stats of value and applying them to game predictions -- for the Orange and Sugar bowls. OSU and Stanford seem to be slight favorites in these contests as a result.
Common logic says Miami is the best college-to-NFL pipeline; the list of names is simply staggering. However, if you look at truly elite players (Bruce Matthews, Anthony Munoz, etc.), a case can clearly be made that USC should be No. 1.