The college football season is over, and there is no doubt about the best team in the country for the 2012 season. But fans need something to argue over, and looking forward to next season will provide excellent debate fodder.
Alabama's dominant 42-14 victory over Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game put an exclamation point on the team's season. The Crimson Tide's reign over the sport has continued with their third title in four seasons.
But top programs around the country are reloading and getting ready to knock off Nick Saban's squad, and 2013 will be another exciting year.
Here are my super-early predictions for the 2013 preseason Top 5.