Analysis | College football’s top 10 teams outside the Power Five (Notre Dame, you left us no choice)

Maybe this year clears up that question. The Cougars don’t have as much back as a year ago and they added offensive coordinator Kendal Briles, but they ought to be steadier. Some early barometers loom in September: Arizona and Texas Tech, whom Houston split with last season in games decided by a field goal.

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