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  1. Dark-horse contenders for BCS bowls

    Travis Haney

    Still down because your team was mediocre a year ago? Take heart. There's precedent for rapid improvements -- going from five-plus losses to a BCS bowl, in fact. Ten schools have done it in the past five seasons, including Clemson and Michigan i...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  2. Florida Gators among 2012's dark-horse BCS bowl contenders - NCF

    Travis Haney

    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.

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  3. Oklahoma Sooners remain undefeated, but many questions linger

    Mark Schlabach

    The Sooners just keep on winning, even if their 5-0 start has been marked by sloppy play and is far from perfect.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  4. The 2009 college football season took unforeseen twists and turns...

    Pat Forde

    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.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2009
  5. The Heisman Predictor -- Week 1: Sam Bradford is out of the race,...

    Ryan McCrystal

    After just one week of action, the Heisman race has already taken a shocking turn. The Predictor breaks down performances from the first weekend and looks ahead to Week 2.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2009
  6. The Heisman Predictor -- Who are the other contenders?

    Ryan McCrystal

    The Heisman race will be dominated by the Big Three of 2008 winner Sam Bradford, 2007 winner Tim Tebow and Colt McCoy -- but other stars could get into the conversation.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2009
  7. Mark Schlabach: Breaking down the latest Top 25's bowl chances

    Mark Schlabach

    The revised Top 25 is out, but which teams are the legit contenders for BCS bowl games?

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2009