While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.
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?