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College football is back! If youve been too busy to keep pace with our full season preview, or just lost track of time during the most interminable offseason in sports, dont worry: Weve got your back. Consider this your conference-by-conference cram session, outlining the least you need to know about the Power 5 leagues to get back up to speed before Thursday's kickoff.
Is Stanford a playoff contender?
According to Gene Wojciechowski, Stanford is the one big thing you may not see coming in college football. He picks the Cardinal over the Ducks and Trojans to win the Pac-12. Who else could surprise?
In ranking each Pac-12 program based on its strength at the quarterback position from current day and projecting out to 2017, it's clear Stanford is best at doing its homework.
Ryan McGee polls those in the know to find out which teams and players will come out of nowhere in 2015. For starters, don't sleep on the Pac-12. Or Oklahoma. Or LSU. Or an upset in Blacksburg.
Stanford is a must-watch this season
The Cardinal will once again be a team to watch in the Pac-12. They are involved in four of the 10 must-see games in the conference this year. Top Pac-12 games
Stanford Cardinal @ Northwestern Wildcats
Ryan Field - Sat 9/5