Only four weeks are left in college football's BCS era. While an Alabama-Florida State BCS championship game is looking increasingly inevitable, strange things could still happen to derail this now much-anticipated matchup.
In fact, something already has.
The newly surfaced investigation into quarterback Jameis Winston's role in a year-old sexual assault case is casting a shadow on the Seminoles. While we absolutely need to stress that Winston has not even been questioned, let alone charged, it will nevertheless create a distraction for the team until it's completely resolved.
There are other subplots as well, as besides the BCS championship game, four other BCS bowl games with eight spots will be up for grabs. Taking everything into consideration, here are the 10 games that most likely will shape the final BCS bowl season.