There are 57 college football games involving FBS teams this weekend, and there is just one pitting teams currently ranked in the AP Top 25. Meanwhile, there are five ranked teams playing FCS teams in an effort to dispense some fast cash and get a cheap win.
Here's the Hall of Shame: Miami (vs. Savannah State), Washington (vs. Idaho State), Ohio State (vs. Florida A&M), Florida State (vs. Bethune-Cookman) and Northwestern (vs. Maine). Wouldn't you rather see Miami play Washington and Florida State face Ohio State?
But that's the reality of the BCS world. Title contenders want to play as few non-conference heavyweights as possible, and with that, we have a September full of games that make NFL preseason exhibitions seem meaningful.
With all that said, we still have to pick out a few games for you to watch. So after scraping the bottom of the barrel until it almost splintered, here are our Top 5 BCS Impact Games of the Week (rankings according to simulated BCS standings):