Sooners and Seminoles are clashing. Bulldogs backers are coach-bashing. War Eagles are crashing. Time to get Dashing.
It might not be The Big One, but with recent upheaval at big-time programs and the rise of new contenders, the college football landscape is shifting.
The 2009 season had its share of surprises. From unranked Cincinnati transforming into a national title contender to Ndamukong Suh becoming a Heisman candidate, the message for the postseason is clear: Expect the unexpected.
Troy Smith's performance against the Irish resembled a breakout showing by another No. 10 last year, and that bodes well for the Buckeyes' future, writes Pat Forde.