America loves an underdog, so where is the love for Texas Christian and Boise State? Barring upsets, the Horned Frogs and Broncos will finish the regular season with unblemished records, but at least one of these teams is likely to be cast aside by the Bowl Championship Series.
Meanwhile, Florida and Alabama are on a collision course to meet in the Southeastern Conference title game. The Gators and Crimson Tide have such a sizable lead in the Bowl Championship Series standings, it's entirely possible the loser of the SEC title game could get a rematch in the BCS championship game. But are these the two best teams in the country?
For the past two weeks, Florida has been playing like a team that wants to lose, and Alabama needed every ounce of energy last Saturday to get past lowly Tennessee.
And when the Gators and Crimson Tide have had a moment of need, all that was needed was a friendly wink toward an official.
Yes, if you subscribe to conspiracy theories, the SEC fix is in. It's the topic of my column this week for Covers.com. Head on over and give it a read.