Although it's tough to top a Holy War, when rivals meet with conference and national titles on the line -- as many did in the 2000s -- sparks fly.
What did we learn during the first three weeks of the season? What we thought we knew over the summer wasn't exactly true.
Alabama is acutely aware of how high you can climb with a big win in Week 1. Virginia Tech knows how hard it is to bounce back from a loss. Both teams are looking to make a strong first impression, writes Mark Schlabach.
With spring practices over, and the start of the season less than four months away, it's time to take a look at the revised way-too-early 2009 Top 25.
Greg McElroy is no stranger to pressure. The expected starting quarterback for Alabama this season knows how to handle the pressure.
Which programs found starting quarterbacks? How is Oklahoma's rebuilt offensive line looking? Did ND rediscover its running game? Here are the top 12 developments from spring practice.
Out with the old and bring in the new in 2009? Not quite. Mark Schlabach has unveiled an early Top 25 and finds some familiar names at the top.
Florida might be the flashy team, but Alabama's crushing of Auburn emphasizes the fact that the Crimson Tide have the ingredients to beat the Gators, writes Mark Schlabach.
From quarterbacks to Heisman hopefuls, Mark Schlabach has 25 reasons to be excited about the upcoming season.
SEC? Still hot. Notre Dame? Warming up. ACC? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2008 college football season? Mark Schlabach has the answers.
As we head down the stretch of the college football season, On The Mark breaks down how the conferences are shaping up.
After finding out which college football players are staying and going, Mark Schlabach has revised his early top 25 for 2007.
With the 2006 season barely in the rearview mirror, Mark Schlabach looks down the road to the top 25 teams of the 2007 season.