Each Top 25 team has a key player who will start the season outside the spotlight. From Clemson to Army, here are the potential household names.
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From a Clemson-Texas A&M rematch to another round of Georgia-Notre Dame, these are the top games we're already looking forward to.
- Army's Loose promoted to defensive coordinator
- Army coach Monken wins George Munger award
- UNC hires Army's Bateman as co-DC
- Trump plans to attend 119th Army-Navy game
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John Loose has been promoted to defensive coordinator at Army, succeeding Jay Bateman, who became North Carolina's defensive coordinator after the regular season.
Mark it down for 2019: Trevor Lawrence will win the first of two Heismans, while Mack Brown and Les Miles sit out bowl season in their returns.
Lincoln Riley has produced back-to-back Heisman winners. Now he gets a crack at Spencer Rattler, the top freshman QB recruit in the country.
Clemson is the new king, but Alabama will be back, along with Georgia, Ohio State and Notre Dame, while a couple of teams from Texas elbow their way into the top 10.
Army's Jeff Monken has been selected the George Munger Coach of the Year by the Maxwell Football Club after guiding the Black Knights to an 11-2 record, the most victories in a season in academy history.
Iowa held on to defeat Mississippi State, and Kentucky capped its best year since 1977 with a win over Penn State.
Bowl season kicks off today with six games, with Fresno State's prolific QB Marcus McMaryion defeating Herm Edwards' Arizona State Sun Devils early on.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
More coordinator news: Florida Atlantic is hiring Glenn Spencer as defensive coordinator, according to sources. I'm also hearing Army could be hiring former Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Nate Woody for the same job. Spencer spent this season at Charlotte after 10 seasons at Oklahoma State. Football Scoop first reported the Spencer hire.
Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel & Jake Trotter discuss Kyler Murray's Heisman win (2:39), the Sooner QB's future (11:33), Will Grier's decision to skip WVU's bowl game (17:43), another Army/Navy classic (28:30) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (33:22) and Extra Points (44:13).