From Hawaii's success to Notre Dame's struggles, here's a look at the non-BCS teams' midseason report.
Notre Dame's defense has struggled, and the Irish's luck doesn't look like it's going to change when it faces Purdue. Check out the non-automatic BCS conferences and independents notes.
Adam Rittenberg takes a look at the best and worst of the I-A Independents, MAC, Mountain West, Sun Belt, WAC and C-USA so far.
For the service academies, bowl berths and national rankings are nice, but the real prize is the Commander-In-Chief's trophy. Navy's defense starts Saturday against Air Force.