The best images of college football's 2012 season are as varied as the stories that drove this season forward every week. From opposite ends of the spectrum of success, Colorado, Notre Dame and a lot of teams in between are all represented in some fashion.
The pictures themselves were selected based on the following three questions:
1. Is it funny?
2. Is it unusual?
3. Is it powerful?
If the picture met any or all of those criteria, the story it told played the biggest remaining part in its ranking on the list.
With those criteria in mind, here are the 50 best images of the 2012 college football season.