Now that the Crystal Ball has been handed out and the confetti has finally settled on the BCS Championship Game, it's already time to start thinking about the 2011 college football season.
The schedule for next year hasn't been finalized yet, but the opponents have been, and already there are some games that look very enticing. Some are non-conference games involving national championship contenders and big-name programs. Others are conference rivalries and games that could determine the fate of each conference.
So with the schedules hitting the press soon, here are the 25 most exciting games of 2011.