It's a four-team race, folks.
I know that statement probably annoys Louisville fans to no end, and hey, I totally get that. But the simple reality is that as we enter Week 11 here in this 2012 college football season, four teams have separated themselves from the rest of the pack.
Those four teams, of course, are Alabama, Notre Dame, Kansas State and Oregon.
This week, two of those teams (Oregon, Notre Dame) appear to have games lined up that should be, on paper, easily winnable. The other two aren't so lucky, as the Tide welcome scrappy Texas A&M to Tuscaloosa and the Wildcats hit the road to take on a better-than-you-think TCU squad.
Can Nick Saban and Bill Snyder survive these latest tests?
Find out here, in this week's edition of Games Worth Watching.
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