Due to a combination of brutal schedules and the loss of some key pieces to their successes in 2015, Wisconsin and Ole Miss football are both set for setbacks in the 2016 season.
Regression is inevitable in college football. Teams can’t stay at their best forever. Sometimes it’s because of a difficult schedule. Other times, critical players from previous years’ successes are gone, and the replacements just quite aren’t at the same level. And some years, it’s simply bad luck. Regardless of the reason, the reality is not every season can be destined for greatness.
So which teams are prime candidates to suffer setbacks this season? Which fan bases should be on alert to lower their expectations? SI.com’s Colin Becht and Chris Johnson weigh in with their picks in the video above for the teams mostly likely to suffer the biggest drop-offs in the 2016 season.