The SEC is widely regarded as the best conference in college football. The BCS national champion each of the last four years has come from an SEC school—Florida twice, LSU once, and Alabama last year.
It could happen again this year, with Auburn set to take on Oregon in this year's BCS national championship game. But despite all the aura that the conference possesses, there is reason to suspect that this year might be different.
Oregon has steamrolled opponents all season long, and is eager to bring the BCS national championship back to the Pac-10 for the first time since the glory days of Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush at USC in 2004.
Here's a list of 10 reasons why Oregon will be able to capture the Coaches' Trophy, and emphatically claim the title of "best conference" in the name of the Pac-10.