Travis Haney writes that in the past five seasons, 10 teams have gone from having five or more losses in one season to a BCS bowl appearance in the next. He provides a candidate from each AQ conference to make the leap this year.
Bruce Feldman offers up thoughts on the first AP preseason poll. Not surprisingly, they center around the fate of the Boise State Broncos (No. 3 in that poll). What must be done -- and how valuable is the AP's first crack, anyway?