The tight end has been one position that has never done much in Alabama's offense. Enter O.J. Howard, part unreal playmaker, part freshman.
Their Crimson Tide careers over, Nick Saban's players find their coach has prepped them for the NFL's off-field demands.
Alabama was expected to beat Auburn, but this wasn't always the case for the Crimson Tide's upperclassmen. That's what made this win memorable.
If you're good enough, it doesn't matter how old you are at Alabama. The Crimson Tide are receiving big plays from freshmen Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon.
Doug Nussmeier's first game as Alabama's offensive coordinator was a smashing success, as his offensive wrinkles produced big plays against Michigan.
Alabama offensive lineman D.J. Fluker was quiet when he came to Tuscaloosa, but he is now a vocal leader.
The Tide have plenty of well-known names entering 2012, but there are a handful who have untapped potential.
Ohio State counted on having one of the most potent pass rushes in the nation. While it could still happen, the going has been slow during the first two games.
USC Trojans wide receiver De'Von Flournoy ready to be a visible part of the offense
Breaking down the 2012 Ohio State defensive line depth chart, a position in which the Buckeyes should be among the best groups in the country.
With the spring evaluation period approaching, USC looks to further the momentum it gained with the recent commitments of Chris Hawkins and Max Browne.
Sunday's Los Angeles Nike Camp will be one to watch for USC fans, as several Trojans offers will be competing, with one, CB Chris Hawkins, announcing his college choice.
An early look at how the scholarships might be distributed by position in USC's 2013 recruiting class.
There's no rest for the weary, as the USC coaching staff rolls onto the 2013 class. This is what, and who, it'll be looking for.
Are the Sooners still in the race for Dorial Green-Becksham? Will Gary Simon or Colin Blake commit to OU? Signing day storylines for the Sooners.
With the January all-star games approaching, WeAreSC provides Trojans fans with a guide to who and what to look out for.