Each year when college football preseason rankings come out, all the media ever talk about are the favorites. Aside from teams such as Oklahoma, Alabama and Oregon, there are a number of teams that could challenge for a conference championship in 2011.
Many of the small-market schools are relatively ignored in preseason polls, but are just as capable on the field. And in a down era for teams like USC and now Ohio State, other teams are getting their chance in the spotlight.
Check out the top sleeper in each of the big six conferences.