Week 7 of the 2011 college football season is now in the books, and we are finally starting to see some separation in the conference standings. Teams are now going to be in pitched fights for the coveted automatic bids to the lucrative BCS.
Teams such as Florida State, Auburn and Ohio State, who have been BCS locks in the past few years, have seen their hopes crash and burn.
There are many teams such as LSU, Oklahoma, Alabama and others who can make their case to be in the top two, as Oklahoma dominated Texas yesterday in the Red River Shootout 55-17 and LSU rolled over SEC adversary Florida by a score of 41-11.
The ultimate goal in college football is to capture the coveted crystal football awarded to the BCS National Champion. Many teams could very well find themselves inching closer toward that goal at the conclusion of Saturday's games.
Here are five teams that are primed to rise in the rankings come this afternoon: