Michigan-Alabama is the best matchup of the opening weekend.
Thursday night is the beginning of the 2012 college football season and the march to a BCS championship. I will break down the top ten teams in the country and who will win their respective conferences. Let the games begin.
Tyler Wilson will lead the Hogs after throwing for 3,638 yards and 24 touchdowns last season.
9. South Carolina
Marcus Lattimore leads the Gamecocks running attack. He ran for 818 yards and 10 touchdowns last season.
The man they call “Shoelace”, Denard Robinson is one of the best dual threat quarterbacks in the country.
7. Florida State
E.J. Manuel threw for 2,666 yards and ran for 150 last season in Tallahassee.
Aaron Murray would like to follow in the footsteps of Stafford and Greene in Athens.
DeAnthony Thomas will replace LaMichael James in the Ducks backfield. He ran for 595 yards and 7 touchdowns in limited duty last year.
Kenny Still will be Landry Jones’s biggest weapon this season. He had 849 receiving yards and 8 touchdowns last season in Norman.
Spencer Ware will pound the football behind a talented offensive line in Baton Rouge. He ran for 707 yards and 8 touchdowns last year.
Nick Saban and The Crimson Tide will be looking to repeat as National Champions.
Matt Barkley’s decision to return to USC made him the Heisman front-runner and USC the team to beat.