The BCS will release its initial rankings this coming Sunday.
A number of regular season games will help determine the BCS landscape. There are a mix of critical games through October and November.
The next two months will prove to be some of the most exciting in recent years. A fitting goodbye is being prepared for the BCS system that we have come to know and hate.
The major conferences are stacked with key games, with the Big Ten notably missing from the conversation. The MAC earns a nod, so does the WAC.
No one would have picked the MAC or WAC against the Big Ten to start the season.
These are the ten contests that will mold the BCS landscape.
The USA Today Coache's Poll is used to determine the rankings for this article. It is a component of the BCS Rankings.