Many of the top players from the 2013 college football season are heading off to the NFL, leaving some of the sport's best teams in position for a dip in 2014.
Texas A&M will be entering a new era next year as quarterback Johnny Manziel goes to the pros. South Carolina could be in the same position with stars Connor Shaw and Jadeveon Clowney heading to the next level.
Meanwhile, some squads will go into 2014 with elevated expectations after strong finishes to last year.
We'll break down a few of each over the next nine slides.
Note: Team rankings based on final 2013 AP poll.