Jim Harbaugh brings a strong sense of history in taking on the high expectations as Michigan's new coach.
The powerful stay in power. Until they don't. The majority of programs that have established themselves atop college football throughout its history are coming up short these days, Ivan Maisel writes.
Florida will bounce back, Michigan won't, Baylor will miss the playoff, and other bold college football predictions by Ivan Maisel.
Scott Shafer never dreamed of coaching at Syracuse. But the new football coach looks like a perfect fit for the Orange.
The disappearance of the Notre Dame-Michigan rivalry doesn't make college football better. It's one more piece of wreckage on the side of the road to realignment.
Fans aren't alone in their hatred. Coaches have it for one another -- and it has altered the sport.
After three drama-filled seasons at Michigan, Rich Rodriguez is in need of a fresh start. Arizona needs a new scheme and a new pace. Can the coach find his winning ways in the desert?
Five years after Bo Schembechler's death, the Michigan family he helped build is only beginning to recover.
What will the second half of the season hold? Columnists Pat Forde, Ivan Maisel and Mark Schlabach weigh in with bold predictions.
Rich Rodriguez did not win enough games to bridge the gap between the coach and his new program.
Even without Mark Dantonio on the sidelines, Michigan State still embodied its head coach, beating Michigan methodically.
Two weeks into the 2010 season, experience is the one commodity that's clearly overrated. Freshmen and sophomores across the country have been lowering the boom on opponents.
College football is a transitional sport by nature, but 2010 will open with a number of teams, coaches, players and conferences at a unique junction.
Tie games play a big part in the World Cup. They also used to play a role in college football. Those days are over on the gridiron, but the debates they ignited endure.
The College Football Hall of Fame's class of 2010 provides a snapshot of the sport dating back a half-century.
Even in the football-crazed Rust Belt states, the economic downturn has affected recruiting. Fewer schools and fewer coaches have led to a power shift, and the numbers indicate that the trend will continue.