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Coming in at 30-1 is West Virginia.
While some Mountaineers fans may disagree with the Vegas oddsmakers here, it's important to remember where WVU is coming and where WVU is going.
The Mountaineers will be playing the in Big 12 this season. Right there, that will give WVU more credibility than it ever would have received in the Big East.
But moving to the Big 12 from the Big East will include some obstacles.
No one is debating that the Big 12 is a much tougher conference than the Big East. Let's face it: The Big East is terrible. Just terrible.
In fact, West Virginia has been the lone bright spot for the conference ever since Brian Kelly left Cincinnati. Now that the Mountaineers have moved on, there's not much Big East fans can look forward to.
That being said, West Virginia hasn't exactly been dominant in the Big East. Even last season, where the Mountaineers earned an Orange Bowl berth and subsequently beat the tar out of Clemson, WVU finished 10-3 with a 5-2 mark in the Big East, good enough to be part of a three-way tie for the conference title.
Losses to teams like Louisville and Syracuse (which was 1-6 last season in conference play) give us pause when looking ahead to a conference schedule that includes teams like Texas and Oklahoma.
All that aside, if anyone knows how to beat Big 12 teams, it's Dana Holgorsen, and if West Virginia can find a way to win the Big 12, a BCS National Championship Game berth isn't out of the question.