For Marshall to compete, its young players must grow up in a hurry in 2007.
With an experienced and talented defense and a powerful 1-2 punch on offense, the Mountaineers will be tough to beat.
There are a couple of difficult head versus heart choices in the opening weekend of 2006, writes Bruce Feldman.
After fielding one of the nation's youngest teams last year, Marshall returns 19 starters and 48 letterwinners in 2006.
Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2005 college football season, exclusively on Insider.
Cincinnati will need QB Gino Guidugli to be healthy if it is to defeat a superior Marshall team.