Sports Illustrated’s writers and editors are recognizing the nation’s most outstanding players at each position. The Big 12 and Big Ten dominate most of the offensive skill spots, but our first team features stars from every Power 5 league.
Miami's fast start this season has brought back memories of the Hurricanes' dynasties of yesteryear, which won with style and sent countless stars to the NFL. We dug into SI's photo collection for memories of the days when The U ruled college football.
The number of undefeated teams has been trimmed to eight, giving this week's power rankings quite a different look. Who doesn't seem like a playoff contender after all, and who took their place in the top tier?
LSU's tight, emotional win over Florida might be just the step forward the embattled first-year head coach needed to get the Tigers rolling. Plus, a Tom Petty tribute, Alabama's motivational tactics and the rest of this week's Punt, Pass & Pork.