Upsets are a part of every college football season. On a quiet Saturday, they tend to come out of nowhere, forcing fans to hunt down a channel they didn’t even know existed to watch a top team sweat out a victory it never imagined would be so difficult.
Upsets are fun to watch, but they have a way of robbing a season of some of its magic. Before every season, we mark the calendar with the season’s biggest games—games that decide conference titles and push teams toward the College Football Playoff. Athlon Sports' Braden Gall took a look at the top 25 games of the 2015 season. An ill-timed upset can ruin the atmosphere surrounding those games.
This isn’t to say upsets aren’t meaningful, but at the wrong time, they can rob a much-anticipated game of its luster. Here’s a look at the 10 college football upsets that would ruin the 2015 season. Of course, if your team is the one doing the upsetting, you’re likely to disagree. That’s fine.