The search is on for the top college football programs in the form of an NFL-style draft. Let's trash the Power 5 concept, reignite realignment and start our own league with the best teams, regardless of affiliation.
Mike Leach helped the Cougars regain some snarl in his second year as head coach, leading the team to their first bowl game (and first round pick in the NFL draft) in a decade. There is intriguing talent blooming in the Palouse to suggest even bigger things are on the horizon.
Can new head coach Steve Sarkisian help turn around a Southern Cal program that has slipped recently in both winning percentage and the number of NFL prospects produced? Inheriting a defense that boasts future top five pick Leonard Williams certainly helps.
Since taking over at UCLA, Jim Mora has improved the culture, winning percentage and number of Bruins selected into the NFL draft. With a young, hungry roster led by redshirt junior quarterback Brett Hundley and super-sophomore Myles Jack, Mora's future in blue looks bright.