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.
Schedules play a big role in deciding which team plays for the national title. Brad Edwards breaks down the schedules for this season's BCS contenders.
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.
With losses this weekend, LSU and Ohio State are likely out of the BCS title hunt. USC, even with one loss, will still need help, 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.
No real surprises at the top of the BCS standings through Week 7, so the real battle is among the one-loss teams, writes Brad Edwards.
We've been down this road in 2007. A bad loss early in the season won't end any team's title chances in the current BCS climate, writes Brad Edwards.
Get used to it. Ohio State and USC will meet in September more often than in January thanks to those three little letters: BCS.
The BCS decision-makers could face a problem: Either change the postseason format or give up many of the games that make the first month of the season worth watching, writes Brad Edwards.
A national title contender's record is the primary point of analysis for most voters. But would Ohio State get that benefit this year? Brad Edwards explores.
USC could climb to No. 1 in both polls and still find themselves out of the national title game.
Who's No. 2 may depend on Syracuse-Notre Dame. If Oklahoma loses? Don't even get us started.
LSU was sitting pretty after whipping Arkansas on Friday, but the Tigers got no help on Saturday.