Brad Edwards writes there are three games in Week 2 that could help position the Big 12 for another gaudy non-conference record and give the league an advantage in the national title race.
When the BCS at-large selections are made, Boise State still looks to be in good shape.
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.
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.
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.
Virginia Tech gained some ground on Texas after the Horns' struggles, but the Hokies will still be No. 3, projects Brad Edwards.
From the losers becoming winners to streaking all over the country to Trev's, Mark's and Rece's final thoughts.
Oklahoma State spring recap
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.
Unless there's some unforeseen chaos, the BCS title game will feature the Big 12 versus the SEC, 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.
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.