FBO looks at the top non-BCS elite teams and determines their chances for running the table. BYU seems a pretty good bet -- third in the nation behind Florida and USC at present.
Football Outsiders analyzes the non-BCS schools for 2009 and finds that after an amazing run by Utah in 2008, it's time for Boise State to grab the brass ring of mid-majordom back from the Utes.
What does it take to thrive as a mid-major? It's something that TCU and coach Gary Patterson know all too well.
Southern Miss snapped Nebraska's long non-conference home win streak, but their coach wasn't surprised.