The 2008 college football season is finally here, and you can follow it from start to finish with About.com's one-stop guide to the 2008 season.
About.com college football writer Tim Hyland offers up conference previews, player profiles and more, along with his About.com Top 25 and Conference Power Rankings--each of which is updated weekly.
Read on for all you need to know about college football in 2008.
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Each week, About.com college football writer Tim Hyland ranks the best teams in the country, from No. 1 to No. 25. The rankings are updated each Monday.
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Conference pride matters in college football. If it didn’t matter, you wouldn’t have had LSU fans, going bonkers on the cusp of their 2008 BCS Championship Game win over Ohio State, chanting not, “LSU!, LSU!” but rather, “SEC!, SEC!” But that's what they were doing. You can check the video. So which conference in best? Each week, we answer that that very question. Or at least we try to.
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They're the Heisman Trophy favorites. The Butkus Award candidates. The All-Americans. They are, in short, the players worth watching in college football in 2008. Here, we profile the established stars, and some exciting newcomers, who figure to make an impact on the gridiron this fall.
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From the Big Ten to the Big 12, the ACC to the SEC, the Pac-10 to the Big East, here we we offer season previews for all the BCS conferences in 2008. Find out whether your team is a contender or a pretender. Or if they at least have a shot to make one of those strange bowl games nobody has ever heard of.
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The Bowl Championship Series, or BCS, was created in 1998, out of the ashes of the Bowl Alliance, with the seemingly simple purpose of matching the No. 1 team in the country against the No. 2 team for the national championship.But the highly controversial system hasn’t always delivered on its promise, leaving some deserving teams out of the championship mix while at the same time delivering some less-than-inspiring matchups in the non-championship BCS bowls. Here we take a quick look at the successes, and failures, of the BCS since its launch.