Motivational ploys are tricky things. Mark Richt's tactic was on the mark. Florida's nonexistent running game was off.
With the initial BCS standings out, On The Mark breaks down the odds of contenders' reaching the BCS title game.
How's this for ironic: LSU might have an easier schedule than USC. Dynamic backfield duos were on the mark. Defenses (and coaches) losing their composure were not, writes Mark Schlabach.
Matt Ryan is enjoying his fresh start at Boston College, while Duke has its first winning streak since 2005. QBs that can do it all were on the mark. Auburn's Brandon Cox was not, writes Mark Schlabach.
USC? Still hot. Notre Dame? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2007 college football season? Mark Schlabach has the answers.