Life begins anew in college football

Originally Published: January 14, 2014
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

When historians look at the 2013 season, they may see that Florida State returned to the top after 14 long years on the outside, that the Pacific-12 Conference provided the first threat to SEC hegemony in many seasons, that the traditional have-nots (Baylor, Duke, Michigan State, Stanford, UCF) morphed into haves, that "targeting" became a synonym for "good intention, bad rule."

They will see that when the year ended, Condoleezza Rice had a job in college football and Lane Kiffin did not, ...

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