Offense wins games, defense wins championships.
A popular adage emphasized for years as the key to team success; in the world of college football, this statement could not be more true.
Some teams focus on a high-powered offense to win games while others implement a stifling defense for overall success.
Elite college football coaches have perfected both of these aspects to turn teams into nationally respected programs.
There are other teams who are a potent offense away from a winning season, contending for a conference title, or even a national championship.
Here are 10 teams who have stellar defenses but need to improve on the offensive end to contend this season.