College football is stocked with surprises every year. The Southern Cal Trojans took a Thursday night road trip to Corvallis, Oregon a couple of years ago for a gimme conference game. They left in an entirely different mood after being upset by a "weak" Beavers team.
That 2008 game is just an example. Upsets happen every week. What about the teams that far exceed expectations for an entire season?
Here's a look at a few teams who have the pontential to take giant steps forward in 2010 and perhaps even win their conferences.
Stranger things have happened...