15 Jun 2012, 01:59pm by Brian Fremeau
Michigan, Michigan State, Kansas State, Notre Dame and Nebraska all may find themselves in the top-25 this year, but they'll need to build sustained program success to be considered championship contenders.
1 comment, Last at 15 Jun 2012, 2:59pm by Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom
15 Jun 2012, 01:57pm by Brian Fremeau
Featuring the top-20 Program FEI teams and F/+ win projections, this four-week ESPN Insider series breaks down the possible contenders for the BCS championship this year.
25 May 2012, 11:14am by Aaron Schatz
Why the 2012 Packers season is almost entirely dependent upon Aaron Rodgers' health.
30 comments, Last at 05 Jun 2012, 4:40pm by skibrett15
25 May 2012, 10:35am by Brian Fremeau
National champions and contenders rarely emerge in college football without having first established several years of recent success.
1 comment, Last at 29 May 2012, 9:33pm by Lance
31 Mar 2012, 09:12am by Brian Fremeau
Boise State's weak 2012 schedule will be good for easing new play makers into the fold, but not for the annual BCS debate.
1 comment, Last at 25 Apr 2012, 4:16pm by Pezgordo
27 Mar 2012, 01:00pm by Rivers McCown
Chicago finally addressed their hole at wide receiver with Brandon Marshall. Though he comes with risks, at least it was a stab at correcting a problem; when will the Bears do the same for their offensive line?
44 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2012, 2:30pm by sera
20 Mar 2012, 10:32pm by Aaron Schatz
Alex Smith returning to San Francisco is the best thing for him and the best thing for the 49ers, but don't expect him to be quite as good as he was in 2011.
14 comments, Last at 03 Apr 2012, 12:58pm by the cat in the box is dead
20 Mar 2012, 02:50pm by Brian Fremeau
In the last five seasons, only the 2009 Oklahoma Sooners made a major offensive leap from the previous season while maintaining an elite defense. Florida State will need to do the same in order to ultimately join the national championship conversation in 2012.
1 comment, Last at 20 Mar 2012, 9:35pm by Mike J
19 Mar 2012, 03:33pm by Aaron Schatz
My thoughts on the Peyton Manning signing for ESPN Insider. This is a big, helpful move for the Broncos, but it isn't enough on its own to turn Denver into one of the top four or five Super Bowl contenders.
39 comments, Last at 06 Aug 2012, 10:26pm by Jakub
16 Mar 2012, 11:17am by Aaron Schatz
How much does a team improve when it adds a top pass-rusher? Looking back at the last 20 years, the answer seems to be both "not much" and "a lot," depending on whether you had realistic expectations for what one non-quarterback can mean to a team's overall performance.
14 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2012, 2:31pm by sera