With the college football season two-thirds of the way completed, fan bases across the nation can begin to gauge how their respective teams have fared in 2012 in comparison to their preseason expectations.
Some teams have been able to surprise and make giant leaps towards the top of the polls.
But others have fumbled away golden opportunities, or are simply hoping to turn things around down the stretch in order to secure a bowl berth.
Which teams are already thinking about rewriting 2012’s wrongs in 2013?
Here are 12 teams that have disappointed thus far.