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  1. Middling major conference teams, top mid-majors among Nos. 26-50

    What are the top programs of the last decade? That's the question ESPN.com has attempted to answer this week. Mark Schlabach looks at programs Nos. 26 to 50.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2007
  2. Mid-Major Six Pack

    They mock the mid-majors, but there's one team at the big boys table already and another threatening to join them. Utah all but earned a BCS bid last week and Boise State is just an upset away from joining the Utes.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | November 30, 2004
  3. Mid-Major Six Pack

    They mock the mid-majors, but there's one team at the big boys table already and another threatening to join them. Utah all but earned a BCS bid last week and Boise State is just an upset away from joining the Utes.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | November 22, 2004
  4. Mtn. West loses up to $10.5 million if BYU is out of BCS

    Darren Rovell

    Conference like the WAC or Mountain West long for some of the millions a BCS bowl delivers.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2001
  5. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby unapologetic about Power Five vot...

    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby was unapologetic Friday as the Power Five start to move ahead after securing more control than mid-major and smaller conferences.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  6. Petersen ready for any and all challenges

    Kevin Gemmell

    There are those who subscribe to the theory that a coach making the leap from a mid-major conference to one of the big five will need some time to adjust. Then again, few coaches have the resume that Chris Petersen brings from Boise ...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  7. NCAA football playoff selection will vary greatly from basketball...

    Brad Edwards

    Brad Edwards contrasts the NCAA basketball tournament selection process with that facing the college football playoff committee in 2014. Football selection -- involving only four teams and requiring decision transparency -- will be a far tougher task.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  8. UCLA ranks among top 'sleeping giant' programs - college football...

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee ranks the top "sleeping giants" in college football -- mid-level major conference programs that have the potential to join the elite.

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  9. Gus Malzahn, Brent Venables among top head coaching candidates - ...

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee ranks the top assistants, mid-major head coaches and wild-card candidates who figure to be in the mix for the available college football head-coaching positions at season's end. Included here are Gus Malzahn, Brent Venables and Urban Meyer.

    Blog | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  10. College football: How the Boise State Broncos and Utah Utes built...

    Bill Connelly

    Bill Connelly of Football Outsiders looks at how, even after the departures of Dan Hawkins and Urban Meyer, Boise State and Utah -- set to lock up in the MAACO Las Vegas Bowl -- remained powerful programs.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  11. Williams pick boosts Buckeyes early

    Adam Rittenberg

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- That didn't take long. Ohio State defensive end Nathan Williams, out since mid August with a sprained knee, made his presence felt right away against Miami. Of course, he had a major assist from sophomore strong safety C.J. Barne...

    Blog | September 11, 2010
  12. LeFevour leads Central Michigan past Ohio, to MAC crown

    Dan LeFevour had a pair of record-breaking touchdown passes in the first half and Central Michigan beat Ohio 20-10 on Friday night for the Mid-American Conference championship.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 04, 2009
  13. FBO -- BYU, Florida and USC are most likely to complete unbeaten ...

    Brian Fremeau

    FBO looks at the top non-BCS elite teams and determines their chances for running the table. BYU seems a pretty good bet -- third in the nation behind Florida and USC at present.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2009
  14. Football Outsiders' non-BCS 2009 analysis: Get ready for another ...

    Brian Fremeau

    Football Outsiders analyzes the non-BCS schools for 2009 and finds that after an amazing run by Utah in 2008, it's time for Boise State to grab the brass ring of mid-majordom back from the Utes.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2009
  15. Toledo point-shaving suspicions surfaced in 2005

    Mike Fish and George J. Tanber

    An ESPN.com investigation into charges of point-shaving at the University of Toledo raises questions about why it took until this spring for the school and the NCAA to take action.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2007
  16. Rejuvenated defense sparks Broncos' MAC rise

    Adam Rittenberg

    From Western Michigan shutting down Garrett Wolfe and NIU to Notre Dame getting healthy for UCLA, the non-BCS and independents are covered here.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2006