The BCS released the third round of rankings for this year on Sunday with a few new faces at the top of the poll with Week 10 bringing big games that could provide more movement in the poll. There are 10 teams that face games that they desperately need to win.
Alabama travels to LSU this week with the Bayou Bengals looking to play spoiler to the Crimson Tide’s perfect 2012 season. Texas faces off against a tough Texas Tech team in a game that could determine the fate of Mack Brown’s future in Austin.
The Fighting Irish from Notre Dame will face two letdown games in a row and will need to stay focused in Week 10 as the pressure continues to mount with each win.
Looking ahead to Week 10’s matchups, here are 10 teams that enter the weekend in desperation mode.