Every year non-conference schedules become the focus in college football when the national championship picture begins to come into view. There is always an argument that surrounds scheduling and what merit should be given to non-conference lineups.
By seasons end whoever has the most wins remains standing. If any of these 10 teams make it through their non-conference schedules unscathed, it will be a miracle.
These are the toughest non-conference schedules the country has to offer in 2013.
It is no secret that bigger games lead to bigger wins and more clout, but the marquee matchups aren’t always the best fit. When they are, though, they bring lots of cheeks to the seats and eyes to the television.
These 10 teams will consistently be in the spotlight this season as they face some major tests in 2013.