Who has the best college football program in the country since 2000?
The Hokies get a chance to set the tone in a Labor Day rematch against defending national champion Ohio State. The Broncos have a 167-28 record since 2000, good for the best winning percentage among FBS schools (.856).
Room to improve: The Broncos have pulled off some unforgettable upsets, but Boise State is 11-10 against Top 25 opponents since 2000. Up next: Boise State remains the standard for Group of 5 programs, and that was proven again in the Fiesta Bowl win against Arizona.
That included the BCS championship victory against Oregon in 2010-11.
Room to improve: Auburn ranks 15th among FBS schools in winning percentage (.689) since 2000.
Up next: Mark Helfrich is 24-4 in his first two seasons, good for an FBS-best .857 winning percentage among active coaches. MORE: Pac-12 coach rankings Total score: 43 What they do best: Win bowl games.
Georgia is tied with Utah with 10 bowl wins since 2000, most of any school in the FBS.
Does any other elite program have these kind of up-and-down swings?
MORE: Auburn's busy September schedule Total score: 36.5 What they do best: The Ducks played in four consecutive BCS games from 2010-13, including the 2011 BCS championship game, and Oregon reached the College Football Playoff championship in 2014.
Pick one play: De Angelo Hall's fumble return for a TD against Miami in 2003 is "Beamer Ball," "DBU" and the Miami rivalry all rolled into one.
Up next: Frank Beamer enters his 29th season at Virginia Tech.
Pick one play: Auburn didn’t win it in 2013, but the “Kick Six” is on the short list of greatest game-ending plays in college football history.