Does absence of clear stars make 2015 season wide open? #DearAndy

With so many major stars from last season gone, is the national title race especially wide open this year? Andy Staples answers in #DearAndy.
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In this week’s #DearAndy, Andy Staples answers your questions from Twitter on…

• With so many major playmakers from last year gone (Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper, etc.), does this season feel especially wide open? Who will emerge to fill the void of star power?

Why is Auburn getting so much more preseason hype than Texas A&M when their situations entering the 2015 season are pretty similar? Is Auburn overrated? Is Texas A&M underrated?

Does the College Football Playoff reduce fans’ interest in any team outside of the top four? Maybe, but four is still better than two.

• Who will win Oregon’s quarterback battle? And is ex-Virginia quarterback Greyson Lambert’s transfer to Georgia a sign of worry about the Bulldogs’ other QB talent?


• JOHNSON: What does verbal commitment actually mean in recruiting now?

• STAPLES: Breaking down SEC's new rule on transfers; Punt, Pass & Pork

• ELLIS: RB Jovon Robinson hopes juco success continues at Auburn