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Future Power Rankings: TCU follows Gary Patterson's road map to success

The College Football Future Power Rankings project was created to answer the following question: Which college football programs will win the most in the next three seasons and have the best chances to contend for and win conference and national championships in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons.

To answer the question, we had our panel of experts -- Heather Dinich, Brad Edwards, Travis Haney, Sharon Katz, Tom Luginbill, Ted Miller, Adam Rittenberg and Mark Schlabach -- rate college football's top teams from 1 to 10 (1 being the worst, 10 being elite and 5 being average). They evaluated programs using five different categories, each weighed differently to account for their impact on overall sustained success: coaching, current talent, recruiting, title path and program foundation. (For a breakdown of FRP's methodology, click here.)

We're taking a team-by-team look at this year's ranking in the blog. Up next: No. 15 TCU.