The SEC has dominated the BCS Championship as of late, winning the last five contests and seven total since the game originated in 1998. And since success in college football is based off of championships, is generally considered the top conference in the sport.
However, a number of teams around the country may have what it takes to dethrone the SEC this season.
The SEC still has a number of solid teams, including Alabama and LSU, but the Big 12, Pac-10, and Big Ten should have plenty of talent as well.
Dethroning the SEC will be a daunting task, but here are the seven teams who have the best shot at accomplishing the feat.