Brian Fremeau ranks the top 10 college football teams from the past five seasons that did not play in the BCS title game, examining how each -- including the 2012 Oregon Ducks and Kansas State Wildcats -- would have fared in a four-team playoff.
Brian Fremeau writes that division alignment and unbalanced scheduling are keeping the best teams in each league from playing each other in conference title games, which could become problematic when a playoff system is instituted in 2014.
Brian Fremeau writes that while it looks like Kansas State needs help (in addition to winning out) in order to make the BCS Championship Game, the Wildcats might be more deserving of a title shot than any other team in the country.
Not all Week 1 wins are created equal. Brian Fremeau provides a look at which opening weekend victors got the biggest jump in their season win total projections, and which ones actually saw their win odds diminished.