Before the season began, everybody was spending time breaking down the college football schedules and seeing who had the easiest path to success. Hours were spent on breaking down teams, depth charts, coaching changes and which road games were played where.
It seemed like everybody had given Notre Dame the toughest schedule in 2012, but after the first month of games, head coach Brian Kelly seems to have things under control.
In fact, many of schedules that appeared to be tough are less troubling, while some schedules everyone looked over have increased in difficultly.
This is because injuries happen, teams perform better than expected and the teams many thought were great aren't all that.
With a month of games out of the way, here are some of the toughest schedules in college football.