FSU hung with the No. 4 team, but also had its fatal flaws exposed. The Seminoles still have much to play for, but the loss to Florida, for better or worse, defines the 2012 season.
Two years ago, the NCAA dropped what many thought was the kill shot to USC's program. But the Trojans haven't only survived thus far, but they have thrived in the aftermath.
The Oklahoma Sooners' Cali trio think it's 'crazy' for them to be blamed for OU's late season struggles.
The 2011 Trojans can't hang their hat on a classic battle with Stanford as their defining moment. Kiffin's insistance that they 'finish' applies to the enitre season.