Pick 6: College football coaches on the rise

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2013, file photo, Toledo head coach Matt Campbell talks during an NCAA college football game against Navy in Toledo, Ohio. Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have his name come up for almost every big job. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have his name come up for almost every big j

Boise State In Search Of Playmakers

Otto Kitsinger / Associated Press file Boise State defensive lineman Beau Martin chases down Tennessee-Martin quarterback Dylan Favre during last year’s game in Boise. Otto Kitsinger / Associated Press file

Nearly one in five Boise State football players is a defensive lineman. The position accounts for 20 percent of the scholarship allotment.

Running down Heisman contenders

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2013, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller throws a pass against Michigan State during the Big Ten Conference championship NCAA college football game in Indianapolis. Despite missing nearly three full games with a sprained knee last season, he passed for 2,094 yards and 24 touchdowns, and ran for 1,068 yards and 12 scores. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

n Here are six other worthy contenders for the prized award

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