Alabama AD Mal Moore marvels at Nick Saban's ability to evaluate and coach players, and Moore has made Saban the highest-paid college coach in the nation.
The USC Trojans can unwrap these presents in Sun Bowl and beyond.
Steve Bisheff writes that Pat Haden staying committed to Lane Kiffin through one of USC's most disappointing seasons could have consequences for the athletic director.
Steve Bisheff writes that between Matt Barkley's talent and character, he represents the best of college athletics.
Alabama has landed more five-star recruits in the last four years than any team in the nation.
Whether it's the 18 football players who graduated this spring or pushing players to finish degrees, Texas is showing that academics are paramount.
Jeremy Hogue recalls former linemate Tony Boselli as a gifted player whose desire to dominate opponents was unmatched.
The fall of the Trojans was swift and ugly, but there are plenty of reasons to believe the program already is climbing again.