Every team feels like they have something to prove going into a season. For some it can mean something more however.
Whether it is a bitter taste in their mouth from the last game, or the commencement of a journey to traverse the mountain top they have fallen off of, these teams have a little more at stake than the other programs.
Whether perception or reality, all of these teams have some work to do to begin to heal wounds that have been festering for variable periods of time. The only way to move forward is to start to face the issues and try to win now.
The season is nearly upon us. For some that means a chance at redemption. For others, it will be a continued decent into the valley of despair and increasing public scrutiny.
Without further ado, here are the 10 college football teams who have a lot on the line in the courtroom of public opinion this season.