We're not halfway through what seems like far too long of an offseason that college football puts us through, with almost five months still remaining until those first games of the 2014 season get us back to our happy place.
To help us get by during the downtime, there have been early NFL departures, incoming recruit signings and, now, spring football to follow and discuss. Most spring games are set for the next few weeks, and then a painfully long dormant period sets in before Georgia State and Abilene Christian begin the 2014 campaign in earnest Aug. 27.
It's been the status quo for most in the college football world, fitting into that whole "no news is good news" realm. But for others, offseason activity has either led to a rise or fall in a team, coach or player's stock.
Here's a look at who's rising and who's falling during the spring.