While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.
A month into the 2009 season, we've already seen some of the nation's best quarterbacks sidelined by injury, sending previously unknown backups into the fire. But how do you prepare a player for a situation you hope never happens?
Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy and Tim Tebow would tell you they are lucky to have college football. It turns out the reverse is true, too.
Old blood resides at the top of the polls. Established stars are back for more. If you like seeing college football history being made, then watch the 2009 season.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 1, the end of chaos, a trendsetting game and Michael Phelps are lined up in the I-Formation.