In order to be eligible for an automatic-qualifying BCS bowl bid, a team must be ranked in the Top 14 teams in the country. Unfortunately there are only five BCS bowls, so at least four teams will be left out from that list.
That doesn’t include if a team wins its automatic-qualifying conference and is ranked outside the Top 14.
So which teams this year will get left out of the BCS? Here are the five top teams most likely to be left out.