The Eliminator model -- which uses old BCS benchmarks to inform this year -- looks at South Carolina-Auburn and Oregon-Oregon State to see if anything can derail BCS No. 1 and No. 2. Could something? Yes, and his name is Alshon Jeffery.
The Eliminator -- which looks at previous statistical benchmarks to inform the 2010 BCS picture -- believes that Auburn, based on defensive shortcomings, is not a legitimate BCS contender. TCU versus Utah will tell us a great deal, though.
In the 2010 NFL draft, the SEC led all conferences in players selected -- but the Big 12 had the first four picks. The ACC had claims of its own (a run of years with a top-10 pick) and the Big Ten was No. 2 overall. What does all this mean?