The 2011 college football season isn't far away.
We already know who the favorites are for this upcoming season, but what about those teams that may surprise you?
They say not to pay too much attention to the preseason top 25, and even though there isn't an official list yet, there has been much speculation about who belongs in the top 25. The preseason top 25 sets the tone for the upcoming season, and it gives a few teams extra motivation for the season.
The list that follows features teams in my preseason top 25. These teams aren't considered the favorites in their conferences, but they do have an outside chance of winning the BCS National Championship this year.
Nobody thinks these teams can win it now, but as the season moves on, these teams could be in contention.
Any team has a chance at winning the title. Here are five dark-horse teams that, if they play to potential, can win the BCS National Championship.