While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.
No player or team has made the first half of the season sparkle, leaving fans waiting to be dazzled in the second half.
Heated rivalries -- and a new tiebreaker rule -- give Bud Wilkinson Conference an immediate buzz.
It's time to trim 120 to 40 as ESPN.com writers draft their top programs.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle at the halfway point in the season, Penn State, Texas and Alabama are lined up in the I-Formation and ready to receive some midseason awards.
The College GameDay crew weighs in on the BCS candidates and the offense at Oregon and hands out some helmet stickers.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 9, Oregon's quick snaps, Mississippi State's QB find and rush week at Texas are lined up in the I-Formation.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 4, Superdome spies, SEC collisions and USC RBs are lined up in the I-Formation.
What are the top programs of the past decade? That's the question ESPN.com has attempted to answer in this series. Ivan Maisel looks at programs Nos. 1 to 25.
Nothing was off the record when our college football experts talked about the state of college football.