Conference championship weekend is officially upon us, and now the wild speculation as to who goes where begins.
College football season has been called a great many things. Crooked, unfair and unreasonable, just to name a few.
One example was in 2000, when the Miami Hurricanes beat then-No. 3 Florida State in their annual head-to-head dogfight.
The 'Canes were shut out of a possible national championship match with top-ranked Oklahoma because the Hurricanes dropped a clunker to the inferior Washington Huskies, which proved to be what slammed the door shut on a trip to the title game, thus relegating the team to the Sugar Bowl.
Teams try to win conference championships in the power, or automatic-qualifying, conferences to guarantee a shot at the five major bowl games in the Bowl Championship Series.
Here are five possible exciting matchups that could roll out on Dec. 4: