College football has the most exciting (and most meaningful) regular season of all sports in America. The first week is one of the most suspense-filled weeks because it marks the greatest six-month span of the year for fans of the game.
Although the matchups in Week 1 sometimes leave something to be desired, the fact that your team is finally on the field again completely makes up for the fact that your Top 10 team is rust-busting with North Texas.
Every FBS football team has proudly and voraciously recruited the best players possible in order to make a run for that crystal football in January.
Here are 50 bold and off-the-wall predictions for Week 1 of the 2012 season in this, the most volatile sport in the nation.
*Statistics and game dates from ESPN.com