If you have an extra $1,000 to bet on a prop bet it would make sense to pick an SEC team to win the BCS National Championship.
Alabama made it seven in a row for college football's most dominant conference, but would you take the Crimson Tide to repeat?
LSU seems like a good bet as well, especially with all of the talent returning for Les Miles' team in 2012.
Who would you pick if you had to go outside of the SEC? Oklahoma? USC? Oregon?
There have been a number of those "way-too-early" Top 25 rankings, but we'll use the one crafted by ESPN's Mark Schlabach to offer you some "way-too-early" odds on who will win the championship.
You have to like what Charlie Strong is building at Louisville, especially if you are a fan of the Cardinals.
Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is a future star, and Strong keeps stockpiling talent each recruiting season.
Louisville could quickly become a dominant force in the Big East, but it's hard to imagine the Cardinals could win enough this season to win it all.
24. North Carolina State
Mike Glennon has become a solid leader, at quarterback, and North Carolina State's defense showed some improvement in the second half of the season.
Tom O'Brien believed when he bolted from Boston College for another ACC team that he would have more success.