That's what we are looking for in the game of college football.
A steady climb, year by year, to the top of the BCS food chain.
This list is a compilation of those teams that will take a step in the right direction in 2011.
They may only win one more game, but it will be better than the two total they won last season.
Some have the talent and personnel to head up that chain toward the BCS, while still others are hoping to reach .500.
Whatever might be the case, each one of these 50 teams is guaranteed to win more games than they did in 2010.