Bruce Feldman picks out his top five programs that face the toughest road to start the season. Looking at the schedule, it's hard to find a bigger boom-or-bust proposition than what Les Miles and LSU face.
In trying to find a comparison point for Cam Newton (Vince Young? Tim Tebow?), Bruce Feldman, via "QB builder" George Whitfield, comes up with an interesting one: Ben Roethlisberger. Don't believe it? Proof's in the pudding.
Boise State's loss to Nevada resolves one of the great debates of the 2010 college season, with the Broncos proving they are incapable of handling the grind of the "big-boy" schedule, writes Bruce Feldman. Plus notes from the Iron Bowl.
Despite Boise State's strong early schedule, teams in powerhouse conferences will still have time to build up their resumes and leap the Broncos for BCS title consideration. Plus, how far will South Carolina go? And what's next for reeling Miami?
Bruce Feldman runs with the dialogue on whether teams should "cream puff" their schedules or not; his arguments are based on some interviews he did for an ESPN The Magazine feature with tough schedulers such as Frank Beamer.