Ranking the best and worst bowl games? Those decisions were no-brainers. The games in between were the fun part.
Strong coaching personalities are leading Stanford, Georgia Tech and TCU toward hot finishes.
From here on out, the final score is all that matters for the top three teams.
Florida, Big 12 QBs and neutral-site games are hot. Rich Rodriguez, soft schedules and Big 12 tiebreakers: not so much.
The SEC is who we thought it was. But lurking not very far behind is the Big 12. Plus, On The Mark looks at the weekend's top players and coaches on the hot seat.
Nine years out of 10, the SEC is the toughest league in the land. This year, that honor goes elsewhere, writes Mark Schlabach.