While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.
To the three R's most important in Texas and Oklahoma -- Red River Rivalry -- add a fourth. Both teams are looking for revenge.
Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy and Tim Tebow would tell you they are lucky to have college football. It turns out the reverse is true, too.
Old blood resides at the top of the polls. Established stars are back for more. If you like seeing college football history being made, then watch the 2009 season.
Sit down and read our St. Patrick's Day ode to the grass on the other side of the fence. What could be greener than that?
With so many games, it was easy to cull out the best (and worst) of the bowl season crop.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle at the halfway point in the season, Penn State, Texas and Alabama are lined up in the I-Formation and ready to receive some midseason awards.
Texas' formula started with some Colt McCoy. The Horns added a big dose of Jordan Shipley. That mixture proved explosive enough to spark No. 5 Texas past No. 1 Oklahoma in a thriller.
Texas QB Colt McCoy has evolved into the kind of player and leader that his teammates respect and believe in. Now, if they would only remember his name.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 7, the Oklahoma linebackers, Texas offense and Red River Rivalry are lined up in the I-Formation.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 6, the Big 12 race, Nutty development at Ole Miss and Penn State's personality are lined up in the I-Formation.
The proven returning talent projects 2008 to be The Year of the Quarterback in the Big 12, but all of the signal-callers enter the season with something to prove.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 8, the possible Rose Bowl matchup, Mike Hart's carries and Bill Callahan are lined up in the I-Formation
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 4, Superdome spies, SEC collisions and USC RBs are lined up in the I-Formation.
After peering into his crystal ball, Ivan Maisel conjured up five predictions for the 2007 Big 12 season.
Is Michigan-Ohio State the best rivalry game? Will Bobby Bowden recover? Know how to run the QB sneak? Ivan Maisel knows.