As college football teams return to the field for spring practice, here's a look at what the nation's top teams are expecting this spring. What will Alabama's new coaching staff look like? How will Michigan's offense evolve? Which true freshmen are ready to burst onto the scene? And what will Jalen Hurts look like under Lincoln Riley's tutelage? We break down those questions and more for the nation's top teams as we gear up for spring ball.
Is this (finally) the Wolverines' year?
It's been 14 seasons since Michigan's football team won a Big Ten title, and fans are searching for hope. Preview
Can Tigers build on their success?
There's optimism in Death Valley after a 10-win season, with experience back on offense and elite recruits on the way. Preview
Manny Diaz is reinventing the U
Developing a quarterback and reshaping the offense are key priorities this spring for new coach Diaz and Miami. Preview
Tide looks to regroup after title loss
The expectations -- winning a national title -- remain the same in Tuscaloosa, despite serious player and coaching turnover. What's next for Alabama this spring? Preview
Uncertain future for Seminoles
Florida State's program is no longer at the top of the ACC. Can a strong secondary vault the Seminoles back toward dominance? Preview
Hurts helps offense, but can defense keep up?
The Sooners' offense -- with new quarterback Jalen Hurts -- should keep rolling. But can the defense improve enough to make Oklahoma title-worthy? Preview
Can the Dawgs get past Alabama?
The Bulldogs will have a new look in 2019, but Kirby Smart's squad will still be loaded with talent as it seeks to get past Nick Saban & Co. Preview
Can the Spartans' offense bounce back?
Mark Dantonio shuffled his coaching staff, hoping it will shake up the Spartans' attack this season. Preview
Are the Irish among nation's elite?
A blowout loss in the semifinals wasn't a great look for Notre Dame. But it's one of the few teams with double-digit wins in three of the past four seasons. Preview
Hope in Year 2 under Jeremy Pruitt
A forgiving schedule and a new offensive coordinator has fans hoping for a breakthrough. Preview
What's next for Jimbo and the Aggies?
This time last year, the Aggies were still buzzing about their high-profile new coach. And after an impressive debut season for Jimbo Fisher, they're looking for more. Preview
A year of change for Nittany Lions
The Nittany Lions will rely on younger players to replace the production of Trace McSorley and a plethora of others no longer on the roster. Preview
Can Mullen keep momentum going?
Florida exceeded expectations in Year 1 under Dan Mullen. With momentum on their side, can the Gators take another step forward in 2019? Preview
Huskers building off solid finish
The Huskers are focused on contending in the Big Ten West after showing steady improvement in the second half of 2018. Preview
What's the solution at QB?
The Tigers are without a returning starting quarterback and could start a true freshman as they try to reestablish themselves as contenders in the SEC West. Preview