The best offenses in college football are machines.
Teams like Florida State and Oregon break a defense's will in systematic rhythms: They take what they're given, pick up small chunks of yards on every play, move the chains, control the clock and eventually punch in a touchdown.
But doesn't that just seem like too much effort?
Why go through such methodical motions when a touchdown could be one play away? Why risk fumbling or having the momentum curtailed with a holding penalty when certain running backs can take a carry to the house...from anywhere?
Big plays are a keystone part of college football, more so in the passing game than the running game but not endemic to one and not the other. There are tailbacks throughout the country who have proven the ground game to be nearly as explosive.
These following eight are the shiniest examples.