LSU went unbeaten, while Kansas State and Michigan won 10 games.
There were many great coaching jobs around college football this season, and the Coach of the Year selection is always a tough decision. Les Miles of LSU was the only coach in the country to go undefeated, and he did it against a tough schedule.
Here are the top 25 rivalries in college football.
Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. The Athlon Sports editorial staff put its collective heads together and ranked the Top 25 rivalries in college football:
Rich Rodriguez wasn't a great fit at Michigan, but that's not the case at Arizona.
This article originally appeared in Athlon's 2008 Big Ten edition. In light of Rich Rodriguez's hire at Arizona, we feel it's important to look back when he took over at Michigan and some of the feelings surrounding the program.
Consider Saturday’s matchup between Nebraska and Michigan an elimination game. With both teams sporting a 4-2 record in conference play, the loser will be two games behind Michigan State (5-1) in the Legends Division. Considering the Spartans’ schedule (Indiana and Northwestern), a loss in the final two games seems unlikely.
The Cornhuskers and Wolverines look to stay alive in the Big Ten Legends race.
Nebraska and Michigan stand at 8-2 overall and 4-2 in the Big Ten, and the Cornhuskers still have an outside chance in the Legends division if they can win in Ann Arbor and wait for Michigan State to lose in its final two games.