Teams with easiest 2013 schedules 

January, 24, 2013
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Johnny ManzielMike Zarrilli/Getty ImagesOutside of their head-to-head matchup, Alabama and Texas A&M have favorable schedules.
Earlier in the week, we previewed the 2013 schedules that could be pitfalls for success. Today, we look ahead toward the favorable autumns, schedules that could lead to big seasons for two representatives -- a primary choice and an honorable mention -- from each of the five major conferences.

This should echo what we said Tuesday about difficulty, only the converse: A relatively easy schedule doesn't necessarily guarantee anything.