Adam Rittenberg takes a look at the best and worst of the I-A Independents, MAC, Mountain West, Sun Belt, WAC and C-USA so far.
Gary Patterson is trying to manage expectations after TCU's upset win at Oklahoma.
A league that had never sent more than two squads to the postseason reaped five bowl bids this year.
Akron's remarkable comeback devastated Marshall and spun the MAC East Division into a tizzy.
Marshall isn't guaranteed a bowl bid, but that doesn't mean the Herd believes its postseason hopes are dead.