The 2013 college football season brought enough thrilling finishes, shocking upsets and electric battles for three seasons—but that doesn't mean 2014 can't be just as anxiety-inducing.
Here is a very early look at 50 of the biggest tilts coming next season—50 battles that will shape the national and conference title races.
We'll start off with a round of nonconference matchups to watch for in the early season before diving into the rivalries and conference contests to come later in the year.
Note: At the time this article was written, the ACC had not yet released its 2014 schedule. All other schedules via FBSchedules.com and various school athletic department websites.