Taking the show on the road is never an easy task. Even when facing off with a mediocre opponent, the best teams can find themselves in the tightest of situations.
Finding a way to drown out that hostile crowd noise, concentrating on the situation at hand, and maintaining consistency on every play is even harder when the home field advantage is in the hands of opponents making their way up college football’s Top 25 rankings.
While a tough road schedule often provides a team with some serious street cred and eventually will help you in the BCS rankings, if you don't find a way to win on the road, you could end up shooting yourself in the foot.
Nonetheless, a tough road schedule is almost like a badge of honor and those that choose to accept the challenge will find out very quickly why cupcakes are so sweet. The road is a beast that can make or break a season and the following list of teams have the toughest opponents waiting for them once their bus rolls to a stop in 2010.