Brian Fremeau of Football Outsiders writes that the Florida State Seminoles, Texas Longhorns and USC Trojans are just three of the teams that could be BCS contenders this season if they improve on one side of the ball.
As college football season returns, everyone has ideas about conference and BCS races. Who to believe? Here now is the Eliminator, which looks at statistical trends every conference and BCS champion has shared -- and thus whittles down the field.
Bruce Feldman checks in to the college football page on ESPN.com's "Best of the Decade" week with a unique swirl: the best recruiting classes of the decade. Man, it's a shame Pete Carroll is coaching on Sundays now, ain't it?
The day after Alabama beat Texas for the national title, Bruce Feldman reflects: What is Colt McCoy's legacy at Texas? Where does Nick Saban rank all-time among college coaches? And -- could Boise beat Alabama?
Bruce Feldman, as the 2000s end: Let's rank the best individual seasons (by a player) of the decade. Vince Young 2005, right? Sure. Reggie Bush 2005? Check. What about Tebow? Suh '09? Crabtree? Come on in and you can see the whole thing.
Bruce Feldman checks in with picks for the first three bowl games of 2009-2010, as well as notes on the rise of the Pac-10, whether Greg Schiano would ever go to Penn State, and Ryan Matthews' prospects as a NFL RB.