How the ACC stacked up

It was hardly as if the ACC was the only conference that came out of bowl season with a losing record. The SEC broke even at 5-5, the Pac-10 2-2, and the Big Ten and Big 12 both finished at 3-5. The Mountain West claimed this year's Bowl Challenge Cup Standings.

Here's a look at how each conference fared this bowl season:

Mountain West: 4-1 TCU, BYU, Air Force, San Diego State

Big East: 4-2 South Florida, Syracuse, Louisville, Pittsburgh

Independent: 2-1 Notre Dame, Army

Sun Belt: 2-1 Troy, Florida International

MAC: 2-2 Northern Illinois, Miami (OH)

Pac-10: 2-2 Washington, Stanford

WAC: 2-2 Nevada, Boise State

SEC: 5-5 Auburn, Alabama, Mississippi St, Florida, LSU

ACC: 4-5 Florida State, North Carolina, NC State, Maryland

Big 12: 3-5 Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State

Big Ten: 3-5 Iowa, Illinois, Ohio State

Conference USA: 2-4 Central Florida, Tulsa