Following a dominant win over Ohio State in the national championship, Alabama once again stands atop the college football universe.
And now, we relax. Sort of.
After months of opt-outs, opt-ins, cancellations, postponements, restarts, positive tests, false positives, rule changes and a near-endless stream of rumors, it's the offseason.
That, however, doesn't mean the sport will be any less chaotic.
More than a dozen programs have already made coaching changes. As activity on the transfer portal heats up, February brings the late national signing day. Spring practice begins in March, and the summer is certain to feature more discussions about the timeline for College Football Playoff expansion.