Auburn defensive end Dee Ford has visions of another surprising national title run.
Even if that proves a stretch, the 11th-ranked Tigers have risen from a dreadful season to the brink of the Top 10 with an about-face that's come with the rapidity of the next play in Gus Malzahn's no-huddle offense.
A road upset of Johnny Manziel and then-No. 7 Texas A&M vaulted Auburn (6-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) 13 spots in the rankings and made the Tigers perhaps the chief challenger to No. 1 Alabama in the Western Division.
Ford's ambition goes beyond that. Way beyond.
''I think we can win it all. You know?'' he said. ''There's no reason to say that we can't. We said we wanted to have the biggest turnaround in college football. Why not win it all?
''But we're going to keep getting better every practice, every game, every week, and look and see where it can take us. We can definitely win it all if we do that.''
It would be an even bigger surprise than the Tigers' 2010 national tit...