Believe it or not, the Cincinnati Bearcats have made it to two consecutive BCS bowl games.
Yes, the Cincinnati Bearcats who are unranked in the USA Today preseason rankings. Those Bearcats.
Sure, with a new head coach and quarterback, there ought to be some jet lag as the program moves into a different era. But this era is not necessarily a worse one than the one before it.
New head coach Butch Jones has already instilled an emphasis on discipline and education during his time in Cincinnati. The football team achieved a GPA of 2.7 after Jones arrived, the best ever.
If Jones and Company are going to avoid serious jet lag and a BCS hangover, they will have to rely on these five players.