Nick Saban tries to find a comparable example for Johnny Football and Lane Kiffin tries to explain another curious incident at USC in this week's On The Mark Mailbag.
For all the stars that the Southeastern Conference has produced, it's the second line on the SEC depth charts that has propelled the league to the past six BCS championships.
The stage is set. A showdown looms. LSU-Alabama has a championship game feel. And it should: it could be a preview of things to come.
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.
Expansion, the SEC and Texas vs. Nebraska are hot. USC's postseason, Big Ten bashing and eye-black messages: not so much.
Signing day is in the books. Underclassmen have declared for the NFL draft. Spring practice is looming. It's the perfect time for a revised look at the top 25 for 2010.
In looking back at the Class of 2006, one thing is clear: What happens on signing day is not nearly as important as what happens every day thereafter.
While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.
Tim Tebow leads an impressive group -- including national champions and Heisman Trophy winners -- of the best players in the last decade.
Mark Schlabach is pegging Alabama as the nation's top 2010 team in his Way-Too-Early Top 25.
Every week is a playoff game of some sorts. And for many of the top 15, the path to the title is on the road.
No player or team has made the first half of the season sparkle, leaving fans waiting to be dazzled in the second half.
The SEC and Big Ten are the main attractions, but there's even more to watch this weekend.
Between the games and the venues, the SEC takes center state this weekend.
From September's lessons to October's forecasts to the coaches' corner, The Dash runs through it all.
With the upheaval of Saturday, On The Mark looks at the future of 16 teams.