The halfway point of the 2013 college football season has come and gone, and we're inching closer to the home stretch where players, coaches and teams are ultimately defined.
Very few teams can still accomplish every goal set forth at the beginning of the year, but that doesn't mean up-and-down seasons can't become successful ones.
For programs in the Top 10, now is the time to make a statement and fight for position. Others are simply an upset or two away from making the conference races a whole lot more interesting. Injuries are occurring everywhere you look, but the strong-willed teams will find a way to survive.
Let's take a look at the biggest question facing each Top 25 team in Week 9 of the 2013 college football season.