The initial BCS standings surprised few; the Oregons, Boise States and Auburns of the college football universe sit calmly in the Top 5.
The supreme spot, however, belongs to...Oklahoma? The Sooners, ranked No. 3 in the Coaches Poll, claimed the prized No. 1 ranking with a top-rated strength of schedule.
Those narrow wins over Utah State, Air Force and Cincinnati? Ancient history.
But with nearly two months of pre-bowl football remaining, no team's BCS position is secure...and the juggling among the Top 10 is sure to both scare and soothe fans of those fortunate enough to be worthy of BCS consideration.
While it's difficult to reconstruct the BCS without extensive schooling at MIT and psychic abilities, here is a crystal ball glimpse into the BCS Top 10 after this week's games, many of which are ranked-versus-ranked matchups.