While some, well, most, college football fans bash the BCS in favor of a playoff system, the Bowl Championship Series will always hold a key argument: it makes every game count.
There are no second chances in college football, and recent history has told us that a loss basically means missing out on playing for a National Championship.
This system leads to massive games that would be nothing more than an interesting game in a sport with a playoff system.
This year, those special games range from coast to coast, as each conference has at least one game that will attract even the most casual fans all across the country.
Let's take a look at the 10 games, in no particular order, that will have the biggest impact on the BCS and the National Championship.