Twelve years ago the NCAA gave way to the BCS, thus giving a spot at the college football table to mathematicians and astrophysicists.
Their goal: Finding a true National Champion.
While fans, journalists, many coaches, and, believe it or not, several mathematicians alike loathe the BCS, it is the system in place.
And while they continue to tinker with it, we have a good idea of how the system works at the beginning of each season.
With that said, some teams have a better chance to climb the BCS for various reasons, while others can only hope. After the release of the first BCS rankings, we can see exactly who has the best chance to climb the polls and who doesn’t.
So which teams have the best chance to climb the polls and who doesn’t? Let’s take a look.