College football and its ever-increasing popularity can be boiled down to its biggest draw—rivalries. Most of the memorable moments happen in these games, just ask Alabama, Notre Dame or Oklahoma what a loss in a rivalry game can do to your season.
While the insane finishes get all of the attention, sometimes it's a blowout victory in a rivalry game that also propels a team to greatness. It wasn't until Florida State blew out Clemson and Miami (FL) in two games in a three week span that its national title dreams became cemented in reality.
So, as 2014 inches ever closer, which rivalry games will end up as blowouts? Who could propel themselves with a statement game?
Let's take a look at the 10 rivalry games most likely to end in a lopsided score this season.