After a 6-7 season, TCU must hope QB Kenny Hill gets the offseason push he needs -- from Shawn Robinson, maybe? -- to get things back on track.
Dabo Swinney and Clemson hit benchmarks in the years before their national title run, and Ben Boulware gave those alums their due credit.
The Panthers lose a number of starters in their defensive backfield and linebacking corps, but then that might not be the worst thing.
As if Pat Elflein's rise to award-winning captain at Ohio State wasn't impressive enough, the OL has made quite a mark in the community, too.
Unlike predecessors, Clay Helton has a quiet recruiting style. USC closed strong last year, but to keep momentum going, he needs to do it again.
It was a banner season for the ACC, and the biggest story was quarterback Deshaun Watson leading Clemson to a national championship.