40 EAST CAROLINA
Skippy Holtz learned coachspeak from the best.
39 MIAMI (FLORIDA)
The once proud program still boasts a handful of athletes.
Buffs were destroyed by injury last year.
37 TEXAS TECH
Raiders turned in their worst performance last year in the biggest game in their history.
Pigs run off good coaches and hire other coaches.
35 NOTRE DAME
They may never bet USC again.
34 ARIZONA STATE
Erickson’s goal is to coach another seven teams before he settles on a permanent stop.
Tigers may have missed their chance.
Badgers among the best in the Big 10
Tigers coaching moves have the look of a drunken mob attacking the wrong person.
Good team plays in a sterile environment.
Vols made a lot of noise in the offseason.
28 MICHIGAN STATE
Spartans are the undisputed best team in Michigan.
27 NORTH CAROLINA STATE
Wolfpack get an early start to the season.
Dabo and Kathleen are running the show – for better or worse.
25 PENN STATE
The elderly are funny if you ever really sit down and talk to them.
24 TEXAS A&M
Sherman looking for improvement in the trenches.
Ferentz looks for an eighth straight bowl bid.
Miles tends to alienate alumni and cause internal friction.
Mangino hoping to avoid a Hindenburg type disaster.