8. Champs Sports Bowl Florida State vs. Notre Dame Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. ET (ESPN) The two traditional heavyweights had disappointing records after entering the 2011 season with very high expectations. But both schools have storied traditions and have enough young talent to enter 2012 as BCS contenders. FSU won six of its last seven games; the Irish won four of their last five. The winner of this game gets a top-three preseason ranking.