Looking back at the 2012 college football season, there are roughly 35 games that truly stand out as meaningful, entertaining and important. For the list of 25, you will notice that almost all of them had conference championship implications, some had national championship implications and some were simply great games that weren't decided until late in the process.
Adrenaline-inducing matches between college football powerhouses are exactly what bring us back to the table month after month, season after season. There are few feelings like watching a game that lasts until the last second (or overtime, of course), especially if the underdog wins or overachieves in its loss.
From the marquee season opener to the conference championships, here are the 25 most electrifying college football games of the 2012 season.