Across campus, the toilet paper began sailing. The Toomer's oaks were removed in the spring, but Charmin found its way onto nearly all the plant life that remained. A year after the program hit a devastating low, it once again stood near college football's summit. "It's been a remarkable ride," said Ford, who after the Texas A&M win on Oct. 19 was the first to give voice to the idea that this might be a team of destiny. "Because I play, I can't really be too overwhelmed. I think my moment ended last night. It gets to a point where you just have to start focusing on things that you have to do. You have to start making plans."