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Riches To Rags: 10 College Football Teams That Will Backslide in 2010

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Riches To Rags: 10 College Football Teams That Will Backslide in 2010

College football can be unpredictable. One moment a team looks like a sure thing—unbeatable, untouchable—money in the bank. However, as the saying goes, on “any given Saturday, anything is possible.” Success is not promised from season-to-season.

It doesn’t necessarily matter how many returning starters are on a roster, or, how much experience is had by the quarterback, sometimes it’s about who wants it more and how prepared they are to prove it on the field—period.

So, if the line between victory and defeat is razor thin for a team that’s loaded with talent, what happens if obstacles are introduced (i.e. new coaching, new scheme, new sanctions, or new players)?

Many college football fans view the landscape through a homer-colored pair of glasses but the truth can be a bitter pill.

This article will list a few teams who may see the road to victory marred by more losses this season than the last.

Does that mean said team won’t go bowling or will fail to make an impact? No, it just means that this is a season where expectations should be lower than before because the vibe around the program doesn’t look good based on the mix.

As always, I appreciate the feedback and the intelligence of those who choose to comment and, never fail to recognize this as my opinion—by all means, feel free to express yours.

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