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.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 11, the alternative BCS route, learning on the job and the curse of the crystal football 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.
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