1st Category - Do they have what it takes? High Profile Programs (teams whose fans expect to be in the hunt for the playoff) where the coach has been there less than 4 seasons. Texas - Charlie Strong walked into buzz saw with Texas. Recruiting was not as good as advertised and discipline in the program had become non existent. Mack Brown expected to win by just declaring they were Texas. Strong was not a popular pick (anyone not name Nick Saban was not a popular pick.) Booting players off the team caused a fracture in team which has shown up in the Win Loss column. Now Strong enters year 3 with more of his culture in place and a lot of the old guys who were part of the problem gone. Strong will be under a lot of pressure and my have to win 9 games to keep his job - with ND on the OOC schedule that may be a tough goal. Will watch this one with interest. Nebraska - No sure if Mike Riley is a good fit for the Cornhuskers. This is a program with expectations so high the approach unrealistic. They fired Bo for winning 9 games a year. Riley enters his second year and will be one bad lost from having the fans totally down his throat. I think the Huskers are not as talented as the fans always think they are...This NU team is probably a 7 win team with the fans wanting 10. Riley will not get fired but his seat will be warm as he collects his $$$. Butch Jones - Tennessee ( I know CU fans hate this guy) but the Vols expectations are sky high as the recruiting under Jones has been outstanding (according to the guys who rank that). This season will reveal if Jones really is the guy, IMO. He had 9 wins last year but the Vols fans expect big things this year. Others in the category I will be watching - Jim McElwain, Florida, Mark Helfrich, Oregon; I don't consider A&M, Penn State or Washington to be in the Category. Auburn maybe.