Three great things happened for the Boise State Broncos this weekend. First, they won their football game. They cannot make it to the championship game if they do not win, period.
Secondly, Alabama was defeated by LSU. The fact that one team would fall from the ranks of the undefeated was a known fact. However, the Broncos were cheering for the Tigers to win. Had the Crimson Tide defeated LSU by the same score, a rematch would had still been a slight possibility because they were on the road. However, with the Tide falling at home, they are eliminated.
Lastly, the Georgia Bulldogs won their seventh straight game and now are in the SEC East lead. With each win by the Bulldogs, the Broncos become more likely to receive an opportunity at the BCS National Championship Game.
The reality is that the Broncos are still a long-shot, but that could change quickly. Here are five scenarios that could land the Broncos in New Orleans for their bowl game.