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College Football's Top 20 Coaches on the Hot Seat: Post-Week 2 Rankings

California's Jeff Tedford ranks in the top 10 of this week's coaches on the hot seat.
<p> College Football's Top 20 Coaches on the Hot Seat: Post-Week 2 Rankings</p>

Week 2 of the 2012 college football season is in the books and plenty of coaches saw the temperature on their seat increase by a few degrees. Kentucky's Joker Phillips and Boston College's Frank Spaziani won last Saturday, but both coaches rank as the top two on the hot seat going into Week 3. Auburn's Gene Chizik and Iowa's Kirk Ferentz are ranked for the first time in 2012, while Arkansas' John L. Smith makes an appearance after the Hogs' stunning overtime home loss to Louisiana-Monroe.

College Football Post-Week 2 Bowl Projections

Athlon runs down the bowl projections following the Week 2 action.
<p> College Football Post-Week 2 Bowl Projections for 2012</p>

College football's bowl season is still a few months away, but it's never too early to take a look at what the matchups might look like. With only two weeks of results in the books, it's hard to make long-term projections about teams, especially with several teams still playing overmatched non-conference games. 

College Football's Top 10 Surprises After Two Weeks

Oregon's De'Anthony Thomas is off to a ridiculous start.
<p> College Football's Top 10 Surprises After Two Weeks</p>

Only two weeks of the 2012 college football season are in the books, but there has been plenty of action so far. After two weeks, Athlon runs down 10 surprises, including Pac-12 teams UCLA, Arizona and Oregon State. There's still plenty of time for our opinion to change on these teams/players/units over the next few weeks, but here are 10 things that caught our attention through two games.

College Football's Top 10 Surprises After Two Weeks

College Football's Top 10 Disappointments After Two Weeks

Arkansas is one of the biggest disappointments through the first two weeks.
<p> College Football's Top 10 Disappointments After Two Weeks</p>

The 2012 college football season is still young, but it's never too early to start looking at some of the biggest disappointments from the preseason. Arkansas' surprising loss to Louisiana-Monroe knocked it out of the national title picture, while the nation has yet to see Washington State's offense get on track. There's plenty of time for these teams, players and units to turn things around. However, after two weeks, these are our 10 biggest disappointments based on preseason expectations.

Big East Post-Week 2 Power Rankings

USF's B.J. Daniels made statement with road win over Nevada
<p> Big East Post-Week 2 Power Rankings</p>

After two weeks of the season, Louisville still looks like the team to beat in the Big East, but the Cardinals are not without company.

The top four in our power rankings remain unchanged since last week, but USF and Cincinnati picked up key wins to signal they may be in the conference title hunt. USF finally turned the tables on its fourth quarter woes, and Cincinnati appears to be just as explosive on offense without Zach Collaros and Isaiah Pead.

Post-Week 2 Offensive Player of the Year Standings

College Football Week 2 Recap: Three and Out

Georgia's Jarvis Jones was one of the stars of Week 2
<p> College Football Week 2 Recap: Three and Out</p>

The first week of the season vaulted Alabama to the No. 1 spot in the polls (much to Nick Saban’s disappointment) while at the same time knocking Michigan down a few pegs.

Beyond those two teams, it was a relatively quiet first week of the season.

College Football Week 2 Preview: Match-Ups, Upset Picks and Storylines to Watch

Can Tyler Russell lead Mississippi State to a win over Auburn?
<p> College Football Week 2 Preview: Match-Ups, Upset Picks and Storylines to Watch</p>

Week 2 of the college football season doesn't feature many marquee matchups, but there's plenty of intrigue around the nation this Saturday. The SEC welcomes Texas A&M and Missouri, while a handful of non-conference games should help compensate for the lack of matchups between top 25 teams.

Top Storylines for Week 2

2012 College Football Predictions: 10 Key Games in Week 2

SEC Newcomers Mizzou and Texas A&M take center stage
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<p> SEC Newcomers Mizzou and Texas A&amp;M take center stage in Week 2 action of college football</p>

College football’s second week of action features the debut of the two newest members of the SEC and a huge road trip for Nebraska.

10 Biggest Games of Week 2

Big East Week 2 Preview and Predictions

Cincinnati QB Munchie League will make his season debut against Pitt
<p> Big East's Top Storylines to Watch in Week 2</p>

The first week of the season was probably more eventful than Big East teams would have liked. Pittsburgh lost convincingly to Youngstown State. Syracuse squandered a four-touchdown comeback at home against Northwestern. And Rutgers took its time to put away Tulane.

The second week of the season brings more high-profile matchups, including the first conference game of the season on Thursday. The question is if the Big East is up to the challenge.

College Football Week 2 Upset Predictions

Can Steele Jantz beat Iowa once again?
<p> College Football Week 2 Upset Picks</p>

Week 2 of the 2012 college football season doesn’t feature many marquee matchups and with a handful of BCS teams heavily favored, there are few opportunities for upset picks. Athlon’s editors hit on Ohio’s win over Penn State last week but missed on Western Michigan beating Illinois and Indiana State knocking off Indiana.

College Football's Week 2 Upset Picks

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