We are inching closer to the BCS bowl selection process, but there are still so many possibilities that could take place. Nothing is set in stone just yet, and what you think may happen today, could all be turned upside down with just one week of games being played.
We do know that Notre Dame is as good of a lock as you are going to get to participate in a BCS bowl for the first time since 2006.
The question now is, like many other programs, exactly where are the Irish going to travel to play in January? Another important question has to do with which team Notre Dame will play, as there are still many to choose from.
With more questions than answers at this point, let's take a look at some of the more ideal matchups for the Irish during the 2012 college football bowl season.