It is never too early to look at the upcoming college football season, and today the focus is on what teams have the most strategically placed bye weeks in the country.
The bye week is a very important thing to look at when previewing the college football season.
This off week gives teams a break from the nonstop grind that is the college football season.
Teams use this week to game-plan for future opponents, get players healthier and it gives coaches and players a brief breath of fresh air during the season.
Coaches may also use this time to focus on the fundamentals of the game.
Bottom line: There are lots of things that you can do when you have the bye week, and at the end of the day the coaches will do what is best for the team.
In the SEC, both Florida and Georgia, and LSU and Alabama, have bye weeks before they play each other. Read on to see what other teams have the most strategically placed open dates.