The Dash is back to say goodbye to five freaks and the Offseason from Hell, and hello to the players, coaches and teams that have us excited for 2011.
The scandal that has engulfed the ACC recently has been decidedly SEC-like. Unfortunately for the league, the play on the gridiron has come up well short of that high standard.
From the need for a clear title shot to coaches who haven't responded to pressure to coaches who have, The Dash races through a pressure-packed week.
From the return of Thug U to other "ambassadors" of the game to BCS arguments to boiling point locales, the Dash runs through it all.
Used to be, a national title was the ultimate employment security blanket -- a veritable lifetime contract extension. These days, it might not even buy you a decade.