From the moment a coach is hired to a new job, everything changes. Adam Rittenberg goes inside "the blur" that is a coach's first hours on a new job.
From Notre Dame's struggles to establish a running game to Northern Illinois' injury woes, the non-automatic BCS conferences and independents are covered here.
The coaching change at Boise State has helped inspire QB Jared Zabransky and the Broncos to make amends for a disappointing 2005 campaign.
Coach Tommy West and the Memphis Tigers could be heading for a big season.