Some of the most underrated jobs in the nation are launching pads to more high-profile positions, or they're programs that haven't traditionally won big but have everything at their disposal to do it.
Mark Schlabach offers a post-spring way-too-eaarly look at the top 25 teams for the 2012 season.
Ranking the best and worst bowl games? Those decisions were no-brainers. The games in between were the fun part.
Looking across the college football landscape, you'll likely notice some familiar names on the backs of jerseys.
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 quarterbacks in the Ohio State-USC showdown will need to be on the mark this Saturday. Off the mark last week were Florida's running game and Syracuse coach Greg Robinson.
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.
As signing day approaches, Mark Schlabach takes a look at the recruiting needs of each Pac-10 team.