Texas might have struggled to beat Nebraska, but that shouldn't stop the Horns from reaching the title game.
When the BCS at-large selections are made, Boise State still looks to be in good shape.
If one or more of the big three falter, which team can take advantage?
You know the big three -- Florida, Alabama, Texas -- control their destiny, but there could be one more: LSU.
There are plenty of questions to be answered during the next seven weekends, so don't fool yourself into thinking all but three teams have been eliminated from the championship race.
When the BCS standings are released Sunday, Texas will find itself trailing Florida, Alabama and Virginia Tech.
Even after getting demolished by Oklahoma on Saturday, Texas Tech could still reach the BCS title game if Oklahoma State upsets the Sooners, writes Brad Edwards.
Unless there's some unforeseen chaos, the BCS title game will feature the Big 12 versus the SEC, writes Brad Edwards.
In the old days, it was thought an early loss was better than a late one. But with computers in the BCS formula, that has changed and that's good news for Texas, writes Brad Edwards.
History tells us that worrying about multiple unbeaten teams is futile. But this initial BCS standings is historical itself, having the top three teams come from outside the AP's preseason top 10, writes Brad Edwards.
Six teams still have BCS title-game aspirations, but LSU and Kansas will meet for the championship if each team wins out, writes Brad Edwards.
It's down to five teams with a realistic chance at the BCS title game. That means the participants might not be decided until the last day of the regular season, writes Brad Edwards.
LSU is in the driver's seat for the No. 2 spot in the BCS standings but it might be possible for Kansas to leapfrog the Tigers by winning out, writes Brad Edwards.
Keeping Michigan No. 2 in the BCS standings was a show of respect, but USC is still in the driver's seat, writes Brad Edwards.