As many know, the landscape and structure of college football is far from perfect. A major concern is the fact that .500 football teams accept bids to play in bowl games every year. Either there are too many bowl games, or the system rewards mediocre play. As we move towards super conferences, the FBS current membership of 120 programs simply doesn't cut it.
In the past 20 years, programs such as Connecticut, Marshall, and Boise State have made successful jumps from the FCS (formally Division II) to FBS (formally Division I). Many of these schools would need to complete facility upgrades as they make their way into the highest level of college football. Here are 10 programs that should plan to make the step from the FCS to the FBS.