Miami and Florida State are trying to recapture their past glory, starting on Labor Day night.
Texas was supposed to beat Texas Tech. Didn't happen. Oklahoma State was picked to beat the Red Raiders, too. Cowboys lost. Now Texas Tech is ready to face another favorite in Oklahoma.
The first chunk of the season is now in the books. On The Mark makes a dozen observations from the first four weeks of the 2008 season.
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.
Skip Holtz's rebuilding job at East Carolina hit the mark Saturday. Tommy Bowden's first carry call missed badly. Mark Schlabach runs down all the weekend's hits and misses.
SEC? Still hot. Notre Dame? Warming up. ACC? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2008 college football season? Mark Schlabach has the answers.
Which players rank as college football's top clutch players? Six quarterbacks, two linebackers, one kicker and a tight end comprise Mark Schlabach's top 10 list.
Down the stretch they come, and On The Mark weighs the pros and cons of the BCS title contenders.
How's this for ironic: LSU might have an easier schedule than USC. Dynamic backfield duos were on the mark. Defenses (and coaches) losing their composure were not, writes Mark Schlabach.
Matt Ryan is enjoying his fresh start at Boston College, while Duke has its first winning streak since 2005. QBs that can do it all were on the mark. Auburn's Brandon Cox was not, writes Mark Schlabach.
USC? Still hot. Notre Dame? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2007 college football season? Mark Schlabach has the answers.