The clock has almost struck midnight on the 2013 college football season and, in turn, the sordid 16-year reign of the BCS system.
Just one weekend of football separates now from the final-ever batch of BCS rankings, which will determine not just one last national title game but a number of other prestigious bowls behind it.
But this final weekend should be a fun one. Four of the five major conferences have a championship game left to play, and three—the Big Ten, ACC and SEC—have potential national title implications.
The other major conferences will sort out their BCS destinies in Week 15 also, as will the MAC, which might send Northern Illinois to a signature bowl for the second consecutive season.
In preparation for the week at hand, here's a look at the five biggest BCS impact games on the schedule, complete with a short preview of each.