The college football rankings 2010 have been stable for weeks. However, the college football rankings 2010 may have more than enough upheaval today to correct that. Three of the four unbeaten teams are in action today, with each of them facing a ranked conference rival. If even one of them loses, then the BCS picture will have its first major change in weeks, right near the finish line. In fact, if the college football rankings have the change that Boise State wants, this could be an historic day.
Oregon, Auburn and Boise State are playing a quasi triple-header, starting with the Iron Bowl. Auburn is expected to have the hardest time today, as they face Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Although the Tide are out of BCS contention, they are determine to ruin their rival’s season.
If they do, then the college football rankings 2010 will become controversial once again. With an Auburn loss, the big debate will be whether TCU or Boise State should become the new No. 2. The Broncos are No. 4 in the BCS, yet they have been closing in on the Horned Frogs lately.
Tonight, Boise State finally faces a tough opponent, as they visit top 20 Nevada. If the Broncos win, their strength of schedule could go up enough to overtake TCU, and become No. 3. But if one of the top 2 teams also lose, then Boise State could make a case to go up to No. 2.
Even if Auburn survives, the college football rankings 2010 could still face a big change. Oregon came close to changing everything, yet they barely survived at Cal two weeks ago. Tonight, they get to face nationally ranked Arizona next in Eugene.
After the hard time the Ducks had with Cal, they could be more inspired to throttle the Wildcats, and clinch a Pac-10 title. However, Arizona is their last ranked opponent of the regular season, although they recently lost to Stanford and USC.
Today is regarded as the best chance left for BCS chaos. If the college football rankings 2010 stay exactly the same after this weekend, most suspense may be drained away. Next weekend, Oregon visits Oregon State in the Civil War, while Auburn plays South Carolina for the SEC title, and Boise State hosts Utah State. Yet it appears that they will face far tougher challenges today than they will next week.
If either Oregon or Auburn lose today, this may be remembered as the day where a mid-major finally broke the championship glass ceiling. But if Boise State also loses, then TCU could be clear to reach No. 2, as they finish their season against one-win New Mexico State tomorrow.
First, those on top of the college football rankings will face multiple threats today – perhaps the last big threats of the entire season.
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