The attention that Gordon Gee needed was ultimately his undoing as Ohio State president.
The world has changed for Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater, Ohio State and Stanford after they exceeded expectations in the fall. The challenge now will be changing to fit the new world they live in.
It's an impressive list of teams -- Army, Penn State, Ohio State -- that fall just short of dynasty status.
Winning a title is hard enough, but history is not on Urban Meyer's side in his quest to win another title at a second school.
More than any other quality, spring football is about renewal. That is true every spring on every campus, but never more so than in 2012.
Whether it is an anomaly or the pendulum swinging back to the bad old days is debatable, but recent headlines indicate college football is up to its headgear in ethical quicksand.
If Terrelle Pryor wants to know who forced him to look for a paying football job a year before he wanted to leave college, he should look in the mirror.
In the wake of Jim Tressel's resignation, college football is left mystified that a coach so smart would commit career suicide.
In the case of Ohio State suspensions, equal punishment for the five players and coach Jim Tressel isn't really equal at all.
If you don't live by the rules, you sit on the bench. Coaches and players understand this. The NCAA can add some teeth in the concept by increasing Jim Tressel's penalties.
The past three Heisman Trophy winners have been sophomores. Will the trend continue? Take a look at the top 20 candidates to claim the stiff-arm statue in 2010.
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.
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.
While spring practice might not produce stars or answers, it does generate plenty of optimism across the country.
While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.