College Football Predictions: Power Ranking the 25 Toughest Schedules for 2011

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College Football Predictions: Power Ranking the 25 Toughest Schedules for 2011
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The road to glory is never easy, nor should it be.  It's full of traps, pitfalls and challenges.  To succeed takes hard work, focus, raw talent and a little luck.  A favorable schedule doesn't hurt, either.

Under the BCS system, strength-of-schedule counts for a lot more than one might think.  A tough schedule can make the difference between playing for a national championship or playing pre-New Year's Day. 

So, who has the toughest road to glory in 2011? 

To figure that out, you've got to figure out who is going to be tough next year.  That means you've got to do a little speculating, but that speculation can be solidly based on past performance and tradition.

Here at Bleacher Report, we're going to Power Rank the top 25 toughest roads to glory for 2011.  To do that, we're going to look at the number of opponents each of these teams have that were ranked at the end of the 2010 regular season, make a little prediction regarding who will be tough next year, factor in road matches versus home matches, and put it all together.

Here are our power rankings for the 25 Toughest Schedules of 2011.

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