Colleague Adam Rittenberg has a good look here at what can cause power programs to fall on hard times.
Former Miami linebacker Jonathan Vilma won't be playing in 2012.
Mel Kiper grades every NFL team's draft choices.
Yahoo! Sports' Dan Wetzel looks at some solutions to four-team playoff issues.
The Raleigh News & Observer's Andrew Carter wonders if the UNC program's turmoil hurt its players in the draft.